Prof. Oyinkan Sofola


Profile Details

  • Full Name:Prof. Oyinkan Sofola
  • OccupationProfessor of Community Dentistry
  • Position at PDWGConvener
Biosketch

Oyinkan is currently a Professor of Community Dentistry at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria where she has been working as a lecturer and researcher since 2001. She is also a consultant at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital
Education
B Ch D Dentistry 1988 Fellowship of West African College of Surgeons in Community Dentistry (FWACS) 2000 Master of Public Health (MPH) 2001
Research activities
Her research interest had been focused on health care standards especially infection control in Dentistry as well as dental education in Nigeria. Her current research focus is on the behavioral aspects of oral pain particularly coping strategies and cultural variations in communication about pain.She has published about 52 papers in peer reviewed journals.