Abiola Ibraheem, MBBS

University of Chicago

Abiola Falilat Ibraheem is a postdoctoral fellow and board-certified medical oncologist at the University of Chicago. She initially received her MBBS degree from Olabisi Onabanjo University/Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, Nigeria, and went on to do her internal medicine residency training at Morehouse School of Medicine where she did research on racial health care disparities. During her fellowship training at the University of Chicago, she trained as a global oncologist and a global clinical trialist. 

Her interests include conducting oncology clinical trials in low-middle-income countries as a strategy to closing the cancer divide, building and improving on local capacity with the goal of improving healthcare systems, implementing evidence-based strategies to improve cancer care and prevention in these parts of the world. She is actively involved in the first multi-institutional, investigator-initiated Phase II trial conducted in Nigeria; in addition, she is actively involved in improving Nigeria’s ability to conduct clinical trials.