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Ayotunde Ayobello, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychiatry

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Ayotunde Ayobello, MD



Dr. Ayobello earned his M.D at Crimea State Medical University in Ukraine, shortly after the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014. Dr. Ayobello completed his psychiatry internship at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in Roanoke, VA. During his time at Virginia Tech, he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and was the recipient of the Arnold P. Gold Award for Humanism and Excellence in Teaching. He went on to complete his child and adolescent psychiatry training at the Yale Child Study Center.

Dr. Ayobello is a self-taught oil painter who delights in creating paintings with psychiatric and psychological under-themes. His art has been featured in the American Journal of Psychiatry Resident's Journal, the AMA Journal of Ethics, and the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He is the recipient of the 2021 Yale Poorvu Grant for Teaching and Learning, in support of The Heritage and Legacy project, an inclusive art project furthering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Dr. Ayobello has interests in medical humanities, particularly the intersection of psychiatry and visual arts. He speaks Russian, enjoys traveling and is an avid supporter of Liverpool Football Club of England.

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  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine

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