Dr. Akinlolu Ojo
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology; Inaugural Florence E. Bingham Research Professor in Nephrology at the University of Michigan
Dr. Akinlolu Ojo is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and the Inaugural Florence E. Bingham Research Professor in Nephrology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Ojo received his medical education from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and residency training in internal medicine at the University of Kentucky. He completed nephrology fellowship, PhD in Epidemiologic Science and the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Michigan. Dr. Ojo research interest includes clinical transplantation and chronic kidney disease in Black populations. He has over 130 peer-reviewed publications and has served on the editorial boards of several journals and on NIH study sections. Dr. Ojo maintains an active clinical and translational research program with a portfolio of both NIH and industry funding. Active research collaboration includes investigators in Austria, Brazil, Ghana, Jamaica, South Africa, Spain and Taiwan. Dr. Ojo directs the Department of Medicine Global Health Research Initiative and the joint University of Michigan-International Society of Nephrology (UM-ISN) fellowship program to promote the training of nephrologists from developing. Dr. Ojo is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI), the Association of American Physicians (AAP) and the American Clinical and Climatological Association.