Scholar Profile: Abiodun Adesiyun


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Prof. Abiodun Adesiyun

School of Veterinary Medicine Faculty of Medical Sciences PROFESSOR OF VETERINARY PUBLIC HEALTH AND DIRECTOR Active 662-2002 Check out my Website!
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Professor Abiodun Adesiyun received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ahmadu Bello University, in Nigeria. He went on the University of Minnesota in the US, where he completed his Master of Public Health and PhD degrees. He also served as Research Fellow at the University of Bonn, Germany. Professor Adesiyun was appointed Senior Lecturer at The University of the West Indies in 1990. He was promoted to the rank of Reader in 1997 and received Professorial appointment in 1999. In the Faculty of Medical Sciences, he served as Associate Dean for Research, Deputy Dean, Basic Health Sciences and acting Dean on several occasions and has held the position of Director, School of Veterinary Medicine since November 2006. Professor Adesiyun has received several awards including the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (Germany) in 1989-1990, Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in the area of Research for 1999, Dean’s Award for Research in 1999 and again in 2002. He has also won numerous research grants as principal or co-investigator from local, regional and international sources worth over US$ 380,000.00.

Research Interests

  1. Zoonoses
  2. Food Safety
  3. Epidemiology
  4. Veterinary
  5. Public Health

Research Activity

  1. [Journal Article]

    Serological evidence of flaviviruses and alphaviruses in livestock and wildlife in Trinidad more..

    2012

    Abiodun AdesiyunChristine Carrington

    Thompson, Nadin N and Auguste, Albert J and Coombs, Dane and Blitvich, Bradley J and Carrington, Christine VF and da Rosa, Amelia P Travassos and Wang, Eryu and Chadee, Dave D and Drebot, Michael A and Tesh, Robert B and others

    COMPLETED

  2. [Journal Article]

    The History of Rabies in Trinidad: Epidemiology and Control Measures more..

    2017

    Abiodun AdesiyunChristine Carrington

    Seetahal, Janine FR and Vokaty, Alexandra and Carrington, Christine VF and Adesiyun, Abiodun A and Mahabir, Ron and Hinds, Avery QJ and Rupprecht, Charles E

    COMPLETED

  3. [Journal Article]

    Isolation and characterization of sylvatic mosquito-borne viruses in Trinidad: enzootic transmission and a new potential vector of Mucambo virus more..

    2010

    Abiodun AdesiyunChristine Carrington

    Auguste, Albert J and Adams, A Paige and Arrigo, Nicole C and Martinez, Raymond and da Rosa, Amelia PA Travassos and Adesiyun, Abiodun A and Chadee, Dave D and Tesh, Robert B and Carrington, Christine VF and Weaver, Scott C

    COMPLETED

  4. [Journal Article]

    Yellow fever virus maintenance in Trinidad and its dispersal throughout the Americas more..

    2010

    Abiodun AdesiyunChristine Carrington

    Auguste, Albert J and Lemey, Philippe and Pybus, Oliver G and Suchard, Marc A and Salas, Rosa Alba and Adesiyun, Abiodun A and Barrett, Alan D and Tesh, Robert B and Weaver, Scott C and Carrington, Christine VF

    COMPLETED

  5. [Journal Article]

    Seroepidemiology of leptospirosis in livestock in Trinidad more..

    2011

    Abiodun AdesiyunChristine Carrington

    Suepaul, Sharianne M and Carrington, Christine V and Campbell, Mervyn and Borde, Gustave and Adesiyun, Abiodun Adewale

    COMPLETED

  6. [Journal Article]

    Seroepidemiology of selected alphaviruses and flaviviruses in bats in Trinidad more..

    2015

    Abiodun AdesiyunChristine Carrington

    Thompson, NN and Auguste, AJ and Travassos da Rosa, APA and Carrington, CVF and Blitvich, BJ and Chadee, DD and Tesh, RB and Weaver, SC and Adesiyun, AA

    COMPLETED

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