Adeyemi Okunogbe is a health systems strengthening specialist for RTI’s International Development Group’s Global Health Division. In this capacity, he provides technical leadership in health systems strengthening and health economics for global health projects in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Dr. Okunogbe has extensive experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods, health policy analysis, economic evaluation and health systems capacity building. He has conducted research in areas such as health financing, human resources for health, reproductive health/family planning, non-communicable diseases, neglected tropical diseases and infectious disease hotspots. He also applies his background as a general physician in Nigeria to help design contextually relevant interventions for building health systems capacity in LMICs. Prior to joining RTI, Dr. Okunogbe worked as a consultant at the World Bank and the World Health Organization, as well as an assistant policy researcher with the RAND Corporation. His work has been published in academic journals, in research reports and in commentaries such as RAND Blog and World Bank’s Result Based Financing (RBF) Health Blog.
Health Systems Strengthening Specialist
PhD, Public Policy Analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School, Santa Monica, CA
MSc, International Health Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
MBChB, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria