Toluwani Adekunle

Toluwani Adekunle


2020-2023: University of Louisville, Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, Ph.D.

2017-2021: University of Iowa, Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, M.P.H.

2015-2016: Ohio University, College of Business, MBA.

2013-2015: Ohio University, Center for International Studies, Department of International Development Studies, M.A.  

2010-2013: University of Idaho, School of Global Studies, Department of International Studies, BA.


Dr. Adekunle currently teaches Introduction to Public Health and Global Health. She received her BA from the University of Idaho, her master's degrees from the Ohio University (MA, MBA) and University of Iowa (MPH). Adekunle received her Ph.D. from the University of Louisville. Outside of her work as a scholar, teacher, and researcher, Adekunle enjoys spending time in nature and with friends and family. 


Adekunle T, Mbonu CB, Ogunjimi A, Alade,A, Awotoye W, Kikuni M, et al. Baseline assessment of oral health needs among underserved populations in the United States. J Global Oral Health 2023;6:38-42 

Fwelo, P., Nwosu, K. O. S., Adekunle, T. E., Afolayan, O., Ahaiwe, O., Ojaruega, A. A., Nagesh, V. K., & Bangolo, A. (2023). Racial/ethnic and socioeconomic differences in breast cancer surgery performed and delayed treatment: mediating impact on mortality. Breast cancer research and treatment199(3), 511–531. 

Fwelo, P., Adzrago, D., Adekunle, A., Adekunle, T., Akinlo, A., Perkinson, W. (2022). Relationship between mental health disorder symptoms and negative cancer perceptions among U.S. adults. Cancer Causes & Control, 

A.P. Ewing, M.A. Alalwan, J.A. Brown, T.E. Adekunle, N.D. Korley, T.C. Nafiu, E.C. Coughlin, C.P. Parvanta, C.D. Meade, C.K. Gwede, A.L. Best. (2022). Physically fit with a higher cancer risk? Influences of cervical cancer screening among a sample of physically active women ages 21–49 living in the United States, Preventive Medicine Reports, Volume 30, 101978, 2211-3355.

Adekunle T.E, Ahmed M, & Afifi R. (2021). A Qualitative Study to Understand Cervical Cancer Awareness and Prevention among African Immigrant Women (AIW) in Iowa City, Iowa. Int J Womens Health Wellness 7:117. 

Adekunle, T. (2021). Theoretical Approaches to Identifying the Uptake of HPV Vaccine Among African Immigrants in the United States. SDIG Global Diversity & Inclusion Journal1:35-41 

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