Dr. Sally Nneoma Adebamowo has been promoted to Associate Professor, in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Dr. Adebamowo joined the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, as an Assistant Professor in October 2016, after she completed her training, which consisted of an MBBS from University of Ibadan in Nigeria, an MSc from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, in the UK, and an ScD from the Harvard School of Public Health, in the US. She also completed her postdoctoral training in epidemiology and genomics at Harvard School of Public Health and the National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), respectively. She has mentored several MPH students, predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows. Her exemplary service includes service on five University and four National and International Committees, two of which she has chaired. She is an Associate Editor and reviews for several journals. She has joint appointments at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and at the National Cancer Institute, NIH.
Her research interests include nutritional epidemiology and genetic epidemiology of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infections, cervical pre-cancer and cancer, breast cancer, cardiometabolic disorders and development of polygenic risk scores.