Credentials: PhD, BPharm
Dr. Olayinka Shiyanbola is an Associate Professor in the Division of Social and Administrative Sciences at University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy, and an Associate Director for the University of Wisconsin Collaborative Center for Health Equity. Her research program advances the use of patient-centered interdisciplinary approaches to improve diabetes and related chronic disease outcomes in marginalized populations, medication adherence, health literacy and health equity. Currently, her research is focused on implementing behavioral interventions that incorporate psychosocial and sociocultural factors in improving medication adherence, diabetes self-management and health literacy. Dr. Shiyanbola was a NIMHD Research Institute Scholar, NHLBI/OBSSR Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials Fellow, NIH Mixed Methods Research Training Program Scholar, and Society of Behavioral Medicine Leadership Fellow. She is an appointed member of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy. Her work has received numerous awards and recognitions at national and international scientific conferences.