Bibitayo B. Olayiwola

Bibitayo B. Olayiwola

Bibitayo B. Olayiwola (Bibi) is originally from Nigeria, but moved to the United States of America in 2000. She is a two time alumni of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). She received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the School of Business and Industry. She also obtained her Masters in Healthcare Administration from School of Allied Health Sciences, where she developed an interest for healthcare related matters. Bibi graduated with honors from both programs. Upon graduating with her master’s degree she decided to pursue her doctoral degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a specialization in Health Outcome Research and Pharmacoeconomics. She is currently a first year PhD candidate in FAMU’s College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Bibi is a well-rounded student, works full-time for FAMU as an Accounting Coordinator and partakes in extra curriculum activities. She is a member of the honor society, Omicron Delta Kappa and Sickle cell – Lupus – Autoimmune Disease (SLAD), an organization established by her sister on the campus of FAMU to bring awareness to autoimmune diseases that are prevalent among people of color. Her topic of interest for her current doctoral program is Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). Her diverse experience includes reconciliation, book keeping, research, presentation, and teaching. She hopes to work for a pharmaceutical company in the near future, precisely in the Research and Development department, and gain the ability to make a difference in Sub-Saharan African countries to improve the prevalence and knowledge of SCD.