Medical anthropologist seeks to improve care in Black birthing communities
"(SACRAMENTO) Adeola Oni-Orisan joined UC Davis Health as an assistant professor in the department of Family and Community Medicine this month. Oni-Orisan is a medical anthropologist and family physician whose research engages critical race theory, Black feminist studies, and science and technology studies. She has conducted research on issues related to reproductive health in Nigeria, Zambia, and the United States.
Oni-Orisan has been selected for the 2022-23 cohort of CAMPOS, an acronym for the Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives on Science. She is one of two scholars in this year’s CAMPOS cohort from UC Davis Health.
The mission of the CAMPOS program at UC Davis is to promote women in science, starting with Latina scholars and expanding to all underrepresented groups in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics)."