Oladele (Dele) Ogunseitan

Professor of Population Health and Disease Prevention, Presidential Chair at UCI (University of California, Irvine)
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Oladele (Dele) Ogunseitan is a Professor of Public Health and founding Chair of the department of Population Health and Disease Prevention. He is also a Professor of Social Ecology. After early education at the University of Ife, in Nigeria, he earned his Doctorate in Microbiology at the University of Tennessee, and his Master’s degree in Public Health at UC Berkeley, where he also earned a certificate in International Health. He earned a certificate in teaching by case-method at Harvard School of Public Health. He is an Alumni Faculty Fellow of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He researches the nexus of industrial development, environmental quality and human health. He is the Author of two books, multiple articles, and was Founding Editor of the African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology.

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  • Clearly, bacterial antimicrobial resistance is an emergency jeopardizing population health, food security, and environmental quality. Proposed remediation strategies hinge on improving antibiotic stewardship through deeper knowledge, conservative attitudes, and preventive practices across agriculture, environmental, and human health sectors, demanding a quintessential One Health approach.

    8 June 2022
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