AfRIG: Pharmacoepidemiology: Relevance in Clinical Practice

Dr. Joseph Olusesan Fadare is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. He is also a Consultant Physician/Clinical Pharmacologist in associated Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital.

Dr. Fadare is an alumnus of Varna Medical University, Bulgaria from where he bagged his MD degree. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine (sub-specialty of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics) obtaining the Fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (FMCP). He also holds a joint Master’s degree in Bioethics - Erasmus Mundus Master of Bioethics (specialization Research Ethics) from the Katholieke University (KU), Leuven, Belgium, Radboud University, Nijmegen in the Netherlands, and the University of Padova, Italy. His research interests include pharmacoepidemiology and drug utilization including antimicrobials, antimicrobial stewardship, pharmacovigilance, geriatric pharmacology, drug interactions, clinical trials, and research ethics.

 He has published over 80 peer-reviewed manuscripts and currently serves as an associate editor for Frontiers in Pharmacology. He is a member of several professional societies such as the South African Society for Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, the British Pharmacological Society, the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, American Society for Microbiology and Medicines Utilisation Research in Africa group. 

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