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Sally N. Adebamowo, MBBS, MSc, ScD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Epidemiology & Public Health

Location:

660 West Redwood Street

Phone (Primary):

(410) 706-7431

Fax:

(410) 706-1944

Education and Training

  • University of Ibadan, MBBS, Medicine and Surgery, 2007
  • University of London, MSc, Clinical Trials, 2011
  • Harvard University, ScD, Nutritional Epidemiology, 2014
  • Harvard School of Public Health, Postdoctoral Study, Nutritional Epidemiology, 2015
  • National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Postdoctoral Study, Genetic Epidemiology, 2016

Research/Clinical Keywords

Human Papillomavirus, Genetics, Genomics, HIV-Associated Cancers, Vaginal Microenvironment, Cytokines, Cervical Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cardiometabolic Disorders, Immuno-epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology, Measurement Error, Microbiota, Nutritional Epidemiology, Clinical Trials

Highlighted Publications

  1. Famooto A, Almujtaba M, Dareng E, Akarolo-Anthony S, Ogbonna C, Offiong R, Olaniyan O, Wheeler C, Doumatey A, Rotimi CN, Adeyemo A and Adebamowo C: RPS19 And TYMS SNPs and Prevalent High Risk Human Papilloma Virus Infection In Nigerian Women. Plos One 2013 Jun 27;8(6). PMID: 23826176.
  2. Akarolo-Anthony SN, Al-Mujtaba M, Famooto A, Dareng E, Olaniyan O, Offiong R, Wheeler C And Adebamowo C: HIV Associated High-Risk HPV Infection Among Nigerian Women. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013, 13:521. PMID: 24192311.
  3. Akarolo-Anthony SN, Famooto AO, Dareng EO, Olaniyan OB, Offiong R, Wheeler CM and Adebamowo CA. Age-Specific Prevalence Of Human Papilloma Virus Infection Among Nigerian Women. BMC Public Health 2014, 14:656. PMID: 24972674.
  4. Akarolo-Anthony SN, Maso L, Igbinoba F, Mbulaiteye S and Adebamowo CA: Cancer Burden Among HIV-Positive Persons In Nigeria: Preliminary Findings From The Nigerian AIDS-Cancer Match Study. Infectious Agents and Cancer 2014, 9:1. PMID: 24597902.
  5. The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network. Integrated genomic and molecular characterization of cervical cancer. Nature. January 23, 2017.  DOI: 10.1038/nature21386. PMID: 28112728

Additional Publication Citations

  1. Akinwande O, Ogundiran T, Akarolo-Anthony S, Mamadu I, Dakum P, Blattner W and Adebamowo C: Challenges In Treating Malignancies in HIV in Nigeria. Current Opinion In Oncology 2009, 21:455-461. PMID: 19535980. 
  2. Adebamowo C. and Akarolo-Anthony S: Cancer in Africa: Opportunities For Collaborative Research And Training. Afr J Med Med Sci 2009, 38 Suppl 2:5-13. PMID: 20229733.
  3. Akarolo-Anthony SN, Ogundiran T and Adebamowo C: Emerging Breast Cancer Epidemic: Evidence From Africa. Breast Cancer Research: Bcr 2010, 12 Suppl 4:S8. PMID: 21172092.
  4. Akarolo-Anthony SN, Ogundiran TO, Nkwodimmah C, Famooto A, Famooto A, Adediji J, Rotimi CN, Balogun W, Adeleye J And Adebamowo C: Office Based Muscle Biopsy Using Vacora Vacuum Assisted Biopsy System. Afr J Med Med Sci 2012, 41:313-316. PMID: 23457881.
  5. Ogundiran T, Tuupanen S, Aaltonen L, Akarolo-Anthony S and Adebamowo C: delGA (rs67491583) Variant And Colorectal Cancer Risk In An Indigenous African Population. Afr J Med Med Sci 2012, 41:271-275. PMID: 23457874.
  6. Akarolo-Anthony SN, Odubore F, Yilme S, Aragbada O, Odonye G, Hu F, Willett W, Spiegelman D and Adebamowo C: Pattern Of Dietary Carbohydrate Intake Among Urbanized Adult Nigerians. International Journal Of Food Sciences And Nutrition 2013, 64:292-299. PMID: 23198770.
  7. Akarolo-Anthony SN, Willett W, Spiegelman D And Adebamowo C: Obesity Epidemic Has Emerged Among Nigerians. BMC Public Health 2014, 14:455. PMID: 24886022.
  8. Akarolo-Anthony SN And Adebamowo C: Prevalence And Correlates Of Leisure-Time Physical Activity Among Nigerians. BMC Public Health 2014, 14:529. PMID: 24885080.
  9. Owolabi M, Mensah G, Kimmel Pl, Adu D, Ramsay M, Waddy S, Ovbiagele B, Rabada-Diehl C, Rasooly R, Akarolo-Anthony SN And Rotimi C: Understanding The Rise In Cardiovascular Diseases In Africa: Harmonising H3Africa Genomic Epidemiological Teams And Tools. Cardiovascular Journal Of Africa 2014, 25:1-4. PMID: 24878536.
  10. Akarolo-Anthony SN, Jimenez MC, Chiuve SE, Spiegelman D, Willett W, Rexrode K. Plasma Magnesium And The Rsik Of Stroke Among Women. Stroke. 2014;45:2881 - 2886. PMID: 25116874
  11. H3africa Consortium, Rotimi C, Abayomi A, Abimiku A, Adabayeri Vm, Adebamowo C, Adebiyi E, Ademola Ad, Adeyemo A, Adu D, Affolabi D, Agongo G, Ajayi S, Akarolo-Anthony S, Akinyemi R, Akpalu A, Alberts M, Alonso Betancourt O, Alzohairy Am, Ameni G, Amodu O, Anabwani G, Andersen K, Arogundade F, Arulogun O, Asogun D, Bakare R, Balde N, Baniecki Ml, Beiswanger C, Benkahla A, Bethke L, Boehnke M, Boima V, Brandful J, Brooks A, Brosius F, Brown C, Bucheton B, Burke D, Burnett B, Carrington-Lawrence S, Carstens N, Chisi J, Christoffels A, Cooper R, Cordell H, Crowther N, Croxton T, De Vries J, Derr L, Donkor P, Doumbia S, Duncanson A, Ekem I, El Sayed A, Engel M, Enyaru J, Everett D, Fadlelmola F, Fakunle E, Fischbeck K, Fischer A, Folarin O, Gamieldien J, Garry R, Gaseitsiwe S, Gbadegesin R, Ghansah A, Giovanni M, Goesbeck P, Gomez-Olive F, Grant D, Grewal R, Guyer M, Hanchard Na, Happi C, Hazelhurst S, Hennig B, Hertz- C, Fowler, Hide W, Hilderbrandt F, Hugo-Hamman C, Ibrahim Me, James R, Jaufeerally-Fakim Y, Jenkins C, Jentsch U, Jiang P, Joloba M, Jongeneel V, Joubert F, Kader M, Kahn K, Kaleebu P, Kapiga S, Kassim S, Kasvosve I, Kayondo J, Keavney B, Kekitiinwa A, Khan Sh, Kimmel P, King M, Kleta R, Koffi M, Kopp J, Kretzler M, Kumuthini J, Kyobe S, Kyobutungi C, Lackland D, Lacourciere K, Landouré G, Lawlor R, Lehner T, Lesosky M, Levitt N, Littler K, Lombard Z, Loring J, Lyantagaye S, Macleod A, Madden E, Mahomva C, Makani J, Mamven M, Marape M, Mardon G, Marshall P, Martin D, Masiga D, Mason R, Mate-Kole M, Matovu E, Mayige M, Mayosi B, Mbanya J, Mccurdy S, Mccarthy M, Mcilleron H, Mc'ligeyo S, Merle C, Mocumbi Ao, Mondo C, Moran Jv, Motala A, Moxey-Mims M, Mpoloka W, Msefula C, Mthiyane T, Mulder N, Mulugeta G, Mumba D, Musuku J, Nagdee M, Nash O, Ndiaye D, Nguyen A, Nicol M, Nkomazana O, Norris S, Nsangi B, Nyarko A, Nyirenda M, Obe E, Obiakor R, Oduro A, Ofori-Acquah S, Ogah O, Ogendo S, Ohene-Frempong K, Ojo A, Olanrewaju T, Oli J, Osafo C, Ouwe Missi Oukem-Boyer O, Ovbiagele B, Owen A, Owolabi Mo, Owolabi L, Owusu-Dabo E, Pare G, Parekh R, Patterton Hg, Penno Mb, Peterson J, Pieper R, Plange-Rhule J, Pollak M, Puzak J, Ramesar Rs, Ramsay M, Rasooly R, Reddy S, Sabeti Pc, Sagoe K, Salako T, Samassékou O, Sandhu M, Sankoh O, Sarfo Fs, Sarr M, Shaboodien G, Sidibe I, Simo G, Simuunza M, Smeeth L, Sobngwi E, Soodyall H, Sorgho H, Sow Bah O, Srinivasan S, Stein D, Susser E, Swanepoel C, Tangwa G, Tareila A, Tastan Bishop O, Tayo B, Tiffin N, Tinto H, Tobin E, Tollman Sm, Traoré M, Treadwell M, Troyer J, Tsimako-Johnstone M, Tukei V, Ulasi I, Ulenga N, Van Rooyen B, Wachinou A, Waddy S, Wade A, Wayengera M, Whitworth J, Wideroff L, Winkler C, Winnicki S, Wonkam A, Yewondwos M, Sen T, Yozwiak N, Zar H. Research Capacity. Enabling The Genomic Revolution In Africa. Science 2014, 20:344. PMID: 24948725.
  12. Mayowa O, Akarolo-Anthony Sally, Akinyemi R, Arnett D, Gebregziabher M, Jenkins C, Tiwari H, Arulogun O, Akpalu A, Sarfo F, Obiako R, Owolabi L, Sagoe K, Melikam S, Adeoye A, Lackland D, Ovbiagele B as Members Of The H3africa Consortium. The Burden Of Stroke In Africa: A Glance At The Present And A Glimpse Into The Future. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2015 Mar-Apr;26. PMID: 25962945
  13. Dareng E, Ma B, Famooto A, Akarolo-Anthony SN, Offiong R, Olaniyan O, Dakum P, Wheeler C, Fadrosh D, Yang H, Gajer P, Brotman RM, Ravel J, Adebamowo C. Prevalent High-Risk HPV Infection and Vaginal Microbiota In Nigerian Women. Epidemiol. Infect. 2016 Jan;144(1):123-37. Pubmed PMID: 26062721.
  14. Adebamowo SN, Spiegelman D, Willett W, Rexrode K. Dietary Cation Intake and The Risk Of Stroke Among Women. International Journal Of Stroke. 2015 Oct; 10(7):1093-100. PMID: 26044278.
  15. Adebamowo SN, Spiegelman D, Flint A, Willett W, Rexrode K. The Association Between Intakes Of Magnesium, Potassium and Calcium and The Risk Of Stroke: 2 Cohorts Of Us Women And Updated Meta-Analyses. American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition .2015; Jun (101)6: 1269-77. PMID: 25948665
  16. Emmanuel A. Oga, Lisa M Schumaker, Biodun Sulyman Alabi, Darlington Obaseki, Aniefon Umana, Ima-Abasi Bassey, Godwin Ebughe, Olabode Oluwole, Teniola Akeredolu, Sally N. Adebamowo, Patrick Dakum, Kevin Cullen, Clement Adebamowo. Paucity Of HPV-Related Head And Neck Cancers (HNC) In Nigeria. Plos One. 2016 Apr 6;11(4):E0152828. Doi: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0152828. PMID: 27050815.
  17. Peprah E, Wiley K, Troyer J, Adebamowo S. N, Adu D, Mayosi B. M, Ramsay M, Motala A. A, Adebamowo C, Ovbiagele B, Owolabi M of the H3africa Cardiovascular Diseases Working Group and as Members of the H3africa Consortium. Building A Platform To Enable NCD Research To Address Population Health In Africa. Global Heart. 2016; 11(1):165-170. PMID: 27102038.
  18. Adebamowo SN, Adeyemo AA, Tekola-Ayele F, Doumatey AP, Bentley AR, Chen G, Zhou J, Shriner D, Fasanmade O, Okafor G, Eghan B Jr, Agyenim-Boateng K, Adeleye J, Balogun W, Amoah A, Owusu S, Acheampong J, Johnson T, Oli J, Adebamowo C, Rotimi C. Impact Of Type 2 Diabetes On Impaired Kidney Function In Sub-Saharan African Populations. Frontiers Endocrinology. 2016 May 30;7:50. PMID: 27303364.
  19. Jedy-Agba EE, Dareng EO, Adebamowo SN, Odutola M, Oga EA, Igbinoba F, Out T, Ezeoma E, Bray F, Hassan R, Adebamowo C. The burden of HPV associated cancers in two regions in Nigeria 2012-2014. Cancer Epidemiol. 2016 Dec; 45:91-97. PMID: 27780076.
  20. Chen, G., Doumatey, A. P., Zhou, J., Lei, L., Bentley, A. R., Tekola-Ayele, F., Adebamowo, S. N., Baker, J. L., Fasanmade, O., Okafor, G., Eghan, B., Agyenim-Boateng, K., Amoah, A., Adebamowo, C., Acheampong, J., Johnson, T., Oli, J., Shriner, D., Adeyemo, A. A. and Rotimi, C. N. March 2017, Genome-wide analysis identifies an african-specific variant in SEMA4D associated with body mass index. Obesity, 25: 794–800. doi:10.1002/oby.21804. PMID: 28296344
  21. Chen G, Zhang Z, Adebamowo SN, Liu G, Adeyemo A, Zhou Y, et al. March 27, 2017. Common and rare exonic MUC5B variants associated with type 2 diabetes in Han Chinese. PLoS ONE 12(3): e0173784. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173784. PMID: 26243375

Awards and Affiliations

  • Academic Scholarship from Shell Petroleum Development Company, Nigeria, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 
  • Merit Award for Academic Excellence, Rivers State Government of Nigeria, 2010, 2011
  • Stares Doctoral Fellowship Award, Harvard University, 2010, 2011, 2012    
  • SAS Global Forum Student Award, 2012
  • Rising Star in Global Health, Grand Challenges Canada, 2012
  • Bernard Lown Scholars-In-Residence Grant, 2013, 2014
  • Fogarty International Center mHealth Travel Grant, 2014
  • Bernard Lown Visiting Scholar Grant, 2015, 2016
  • American Heart Association Early Investigator Travel Grant, 2016
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award, 2016