Olushola M. Awoyemi

PhD Environmental Toxicology, MSc, MBA, DABT


Olushola M. Awoyemi (aka Shola) is a board-certified toxicologist and a research scientist with a PhD in Environmental Toxicology. Shola's long-term ambition is to be recognized as a world-renowned expert in toxicology, risk assessment, and management, with experience spanning across institutions like the US EPA, US FDA, NIEHS, USDA, UNEP, WHO, and possibly within Fortune 100 companies in the Chemical, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Consumer goods, or IT sectors.

Shola aspires to have access to world-class, state-of-the-art facilities, as well as high-throughput and high-content 21st-century toxicological tools. In the short term, Shola is focused on gaining technical training and professional experience in toxicological risk assessment, aiming to make well-informed expert decisions and recommendations that will significantly benefit product safety, public health, sustainable environmental development, and overall safety.

Board Certifications

Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT)


Texas Tech University

  • PhD, Environmental Toxicology
  • MBA, Business Administration and Management, General

Tennessee State University

  • PhD, Biological Science

University of Lagos

  • PhD, Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Management
  • Masters of Science (MSc), Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Management

Obafemi Awolowo University

  • Master of Science (MSc), Environmental Control and Management

Olabisi Onabanjo University(O.O.U)

  • Bachelor's degree, Biochemistry