Omolola Taiwo

Omolola Taiwo

Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health

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Omolola Taiwo is currently a 2nd year Ph.D. student, having earned her B.S. in Public Health from Temple University and her MPA in Health Policy and Management from New York University. Omolola has a decade worth of nonprofit based experience focused on HIV/AIDS prevention, community health worker mobilization, and mobile health initiatives and the health reform.  Domestically, she has written several white papers examining Value in Healthcare, as well as analyzing the ACA’s impact on innovation in primary and cancer care. Globally, she has contributed to research studies evaluating the development of HIV/AIDS policies in Business Process Outsourcing (BPOs) in India, TB research and control efforts, and the impact of mobile technology on maternal and neonatal health.

Research interest includes health disparities, mHealth, the impact of discrimination and stigma on patient behaviors, intersectionality, community-based participatory research, patient engagement, and HIV prevention.