Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine

Professor Kikelomo Ololade WRIGHT

MB ChB (Ife), MPH (Lagos), FMCPH (Nig.), PGD (Boston)

Academic Background, Trainings, Skills, Positions, Teaching, Achievements (in Summary).

Professor Wright obtained her medical degree (MB ChB) from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife and possesses a Master of Public Health degree (MPH) from University of Lagos. She is a fellow of the Faculty of Public Health and Community Medicine of the National Post-Graduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Paediatric Nutrition from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).

A Consultant Public Health Physician at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), her core functions include teaching medical undergraduates and postgraduate students, research on health- related matters and health care delivery.

A member of several administrative and health systems management committees at university, state and national levels of the health and education systems of Nigeria, Professor Wright provides technical support through research for evidence-based decision making, trainings and evaluation processes. She has held a range of administrative positions and is a recipient of several grants.

Research Interests/Specialisations

A global health and reproductive health advocate and enthusiast providing technical expertise at various levels of the Nigerian health care system with research expertise in (a) Reproductive Health Epidemiology, (b)Child Health Epidemiology, (c) Infectious diseases and (d)Global Health


(1) WRIGHT O. Kikelomo, DAIRO D. Magbagbeola , ODUGBEMI A. Babatunde, ADEPOJU O. Funmilade, ADEBAYO I. Bisola, DUROJAIYE O. Temitope, SHOGBAMIMU O. Yeside, ODUSANYA O. Olumuyiwa & IDRIS Olajide.

Misconceptions About HIV Infection and Testing Services: A Qualitative Pilot Survey in Lagos. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 2020, Volume 10, Issue 4. Pp 1 – 16.

(2) WRIGHT O. Kikelomo, BAKARE Q. Omowunmi, ADENIRAN Adeyinka, AKINYINKA R Modupe, KUYINU A Yetunde, GOODMAN Olayinka.

Nuances of Reproductive Decisions by Women in a Rural Community of Lagos, Nigeria. Pan African Medical Journal, 2020, Volume 37, Issue 133. Pp 1 – 8.

(3) ABAYOMI Akin, ODUKOYAOluwakemi, OSIBOGUNAkin, WRIGHT Ololade, ADEBAYO Bisola

Presenting Symptoms and Predictors of Poor Outcomes Among 2,184 Patients withCOVID-19 in Lagos State, Nigeria, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2020, Vol. 3,Issue 10,Pp. 1-15,DOI:


Predictors of COVID-19 Information Sources and Their Perceived Accuracy in Nigeria: Online Cross-sectional Study. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2021 Jan 25;7(1):e22273. doi: 10.2196/22273. PMID: 33428580; PMCID: PMC7837450

(5) WRIGHT O Kikelomo, UKATU E Elochukwu, OTTUN A Tawa, OYEBODE MO, SARMA Vivek, CHUNG Sarah.

Economic Recession and Family Planning Uptake – Review of a Nigerian Health Institution. Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2018, Volume -1, Issue 35. Pp 147 – 152. 

(6) BANKE-THOMAS Aduragbemi, WRIGHT O Kikelomo, COLLINS Lindsey.

Assessing Geographical Distribution and Accessibility of Emergency Obstetric Care in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review. Journal of Global Health, 2018, Volume 9, Issue 1. Pp 1 – 12.

(7) WRIGHT O Kikelomo, SHOGBAMIMU Yeside , AKINBAMI A Adesegun, ADEBISI Rahmon, SENBANJO O Idowu, and OGBERA O Anthonia.

Nutrition Status of Children in a Well-Child Clinic in Lagos Nigeria. Afr. J. Food Agric. Nutr. Dev, 2018, Volume 18, Issue 3. Pp 13602 – 13616

(8) WRIGHT O Kikelomo, OLUWOLE O Esther, ADENIRAN A Adeyinka, KUYINU A Yetunde, GOODMAN O Olayinka, ODUSANYA O Olumuyiwa.

Youth Friendly Reproductive Services in a Rural Community of Lagos Nigeria: Are the Youths Receptive. Int J Adolesc Med Health, 2016, Volume 10, Issue 1. Pp 1 – 5.

(9) WRIGHT O Kikelomo, BANKETHOMAS Aduragbemi, SONOIKI Olatunji, AJAYI Babatunde, ILOZUMBA Onaedo, AKINOLA I Oluwarotimi.

Opinion of Women on Emergency Obstetric Care Provided in Public Facilities in Lagos, Nigeria: A Qualitative Study. Health Care for Women International, 2016, Volume 38, Issue 6. Pp 527 – 543.

(10) WRIGHT O Kikelomo, TAYO Fola, ODUSANYA O Olumuyiwa, KUYINU A Yetunde, ODUGBEMI Babatunde, AROWOLO Tolu and BAKARE Omowunmi.

. Perception and Practices of Lagos State Residents on the Prevention and Control of Malaria in Lagos Nigeria. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 2013, Volume 6, Issue 5. Pp 503 – 507.