Babalola Faseru, M.D., MPH

Assistant Professor
Consultant Medical Epidemiologist, Kansas Department of Health and Environment


Education and Training

Obafemi Awolowo University: Medicinae Baccalaureus et Baccalaureus Chirurgiae (MBChB)
University of Kuopio (now University of Eastern Finland): Master of Public Health
WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer: Fellowship (Cancer Research)
University of Kansas Medical Center: Postdoctoral Fellowship (Nicotine Dependence)
University of Kansas Medical Center: K30 Fellowship (Clinical Epidemiology)


Research Interests

Nicotine Dependence and Smoking Cessation

My primary research area is in cancer prevention and control with a focus on nicotine dependence and smoking cessation among underserved and understudied populations. These include African Americans, American Indians and hospitalized patients. I am also involved in research capacity building in developing countries. I am currently working on the following projects:

  • U01 HL105232: Increasing post-discharge follow-up among hospitalized smokers
  • R01 CA174481: Web-Based Smoking Cessation Program for Tribal College Students
  • U54 CA154253: Kansas Communities Cancer Disparities Network
  • P20 MD004805: Central Plains Center for American Indian Health Disparities
  • UI/ACS 12085: University of Ibadan/American Cancer Society (UIACS) Tobacco Control Research and Leadership Programme

Teaching

My teaching activities span through the schools of medicine, nursing and health professions in the areas of epidemiology, research methodology, evidenced-based public health, international health and public health in developing countries. My instructional techniques are geared toward igniting students' enthusiasm for learning, promoting self-directed learning environment and inculcating the culture of lifelong learning.

  • PRVM 800: Principles of Epidemiology (MPH, MSCR, PhD and DNP Students)
  • PRVM 807: Introduction to Field Epidemiology
  • PRVM 826: Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • PMED 950: International Health Electives (M4 Medical Students)
  • PRVM 960: Health of the Public (M4 Medical Students)
  • CORE 800: Foundation of Medicine (Medical Students small group)
  • CORE 805: Genetics and Neoplasia 4 (Medical Students small group)
  • Award: Excellence in Public Health Teaching, University of Kansas Medical Center (2011)
  • Award: Excellence in Public Health Teaching, University of Kansas Medical Center (2014)
Last modified: Jul 15, 2014

Babalola Faseru, M.D., MPH

Contact

Babalola Faseru, M.D., MPH
Assistant Professor
Consultant Medical Epidemiologist, Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Department of Preventive Medicine & Public Health
Mailstop 1008
3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66160

P: 913-588-0590
F: 913-588-2780
bfaseru@kumc.edu

Curriculum vitae

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