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Adefolaseyi (Seyi) Aderotoye

Seyi Aderotoye

Fulbright Student Scholar 2013-14

Medicine MD Candidate


Seyi’s proposed project aims to determine the cultural and socioeconomic influence on pain management for sickle cell disease (SCD) patients in Nigeria. Of Nigerian descent herself, Seyi plans to use her Fulbright experience to bring together Western and African understandings of sickle cell treatments.

From Washington, DC, Seyi studied Public Health as an undergraduate at the University of Maryland. She focuses on hematology, and received the NIH Heart, Lung, Blood Summer Research Fellowship for work at Case Western’s HLB program. Seyi hopes to eventually work in international medical research and policy.