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Carol Oladele, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor; Director of Research, Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC); Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

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Carol Oladele, PhD, MPH



Dr. Oladele is Assistant Professor in the Section of General Internal Medicine, core faculty at the Equity Research and Innovation Center, and Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Oladele's research focuses on social determinants of cardiovascular health disparities, with specific focus on the role of nutrition, healthcare quality, food, and built environments. She has expertise in the development of dietary assessment methodologies for African descent populations. Her research aims to generate evidence to support health policies and interventions to improve cardiovascular outcomes among racial/ethnic and immigrant populations domestically and globally. Dr. Oladele’s current work examines the role of food insecurity and ultra-processed food on disparities in hypertension incidence and control.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of South Florida, Epidemiology (2011)
  • MPH
    University of South Florida, Health Education (2001)
  • BS
    Florida State University, Health Education (1998)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities ResearchNational Institutes of Health2021

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