Adeola Phebean Oluwase, MD, MSc

Third Year

What are your career goals?

A combination of clinical practice with a role in health care leadership with non-governmental healthcare organizations, with eventual transition to health care policymaking positions in sub-Saharan Africa.

What drew you to the Duke Family Medicine Residency Program?

The exposure to a diverse group of patients, and access to various resources at Duke to receive comprehensive training as a culturally competent health care provider and leader.

What makes Duke Family Medicine special?

The people (faculty and residents), and commitment to the Durham population and to teaching.

What strengths or skills do you have that could be of benefit to the community?

Organizational qualities and ability to work with people from different background and cultures.

What are you passionate about?

Global health, women’s health, socioeconomic determinants of health.

What are your hobbies?

Singing, hanging out with friends and family.

What did you want to be as a child?

A cardio-thoracic surgeon or a hair dresser.

What has been the best part of living in the Durham/Triangle community?

Seeing Durham grow.


Education and Training

Duke University School of Medicine, NC (Medical Education-MD)

Duke University, Global Health (Graduate-MSc)

Smith College, Northampton MA (Undergrad)