Outstanding Medical Personnel Award

Dr. Alawode Oladele, MD

Alawode Oladele was born in Nigeria. He has an MD degree from More house School of Medicine and a Masters of Public Health from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. He completed his medical internship, residency and fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He currently works in Public Health both at the local level and in the International setting. He is the Medical Consultant of County Wide Services at the DeKalb County Board of Health in the State of Georgia. He is also the CEO and President of both Premiere International Health Care Inc., and GIANT Non Profit Inc. He is involved in several HIV, emerging diseases and community health projects in, the Caribbean, West Africa, East and Central Africa. In addition he serves on the Board of Directors of several organizations and works with numerous US based and international organizations.

Some of his other areas of interests include working on social justice issues (including but not limited to: economic development; community development; environmental justice; human rights; human development; and social change).