Nwando Olayiwola

Dr. Olayiwola is the Associate Director of the UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care, committed to the transformation and improvement in primary care workforce development, care delivery and clinical outcomes through practice redesign, practice coaching, research and policy. Prior to her position with UCSF, she was the Chief Medical Officer and Director of Health Policy at Community Health Center, Inc and founder and CEO of G.I.R.L.T.A.L.K, Inc. (Girls In Real Life Tackling A Livid Killer): Minority Girls Talk Back to HIV/AIDS, a successful non-profit corporation that provides HIV/AIDS education and training to minority adolescent females. In 2005, Dr. Olayiwola received the American Medical Association Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award, was elected to the Governing Council of the American Public Health Association's HIV/AIDS Section, and was selected as a member of the Minority Women's Health Panel of Experts of the Office on Women's Health of the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Olayiwola received her medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health in 2001, and completed her residency in family practice at Columbia University Medical Center/New York–Presbyterian Hospital in 2004. She received an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2005 as a CFHU Fellow. She was honored with the degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians in 2006.

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