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Deborah Oyeyemi, MD

Hospital Resident

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Deborah Oyeyemi, MD


Deborah Oyeyemi, MD is a resident physician in internal medicine and a clinical researcher with the Connecticut Older Adult Collaboration for Health. Her research interests include dementia/Alzheimer's disease and older adult surgical outcomes. Outside of her research and clinical work, she carries various institutional roles related to graduate medical curriculum development and the recruitment and retention of underrepresented trainees and faculty. She graduated with distinction in Psychology from Yale University and received her medical degree from Duke School of Medicine.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Duke University School of Medicine (2020)
  • BA
    Yale University, Psychology with Neuroscience (2015)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Second Place Award, Resident Poster SessionAmerican Geriatrics Society2023
NIH/NIDDK/NMA Careers in Academic Medicine Travel AwardNational Institutes of Health2022
Presidential Poster SessionAmerican Geriatrics Society2022
First Place Award, Resident Poster SessionAmerican Geriatrics Society2021
Data Immersion Program ScholarMichigan Center for Contextual Factors in Alzheimer's Disease (MCCFAD)2021
Dean's Recognition AwardDuke School of Medicine2020
Karen L. Wrenn Alzheimer’s Disease PrizeInstitute for Brain Sciences2019
Clinical & Translational Science Institute AwardPfizer Foundation/Duke-NIH Clinical Research Training Program2018

Professional Service

Berkeley College, Yale UniversityFellow2022 - Present
New Haven County Medical AssociationBoard Member2021 - Present
Yale Department of Medicine Diversity CommitteeMember2020 - Present
National Medical Fellowships Leadership CouncilMember2020 - Present