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Dr. Olatunji B. Alese

Dr. Olatunji B. Alese, MD

Dr. Olatunji B. Alese received his MD from University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 2000. His postgraduate medical education included residency training at University College Hospital in Nigeria and New York Medical College – Metropolitan Hospital Center. He completed his fellowship in hematology/oncology at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. His research focuses on gastrointestinal cancers and health disparities.


  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Internal Medicine


  • Emory University


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Ibadan
  • Internship: NYMC Metropolitan Hospital
  • Residency: NYMC Metropolitan Hospital

Honors & Awards

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) International Development and Education Award (IDEA)

ECOG Foundation/Paul Carbone, MD Fellowship award

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholar

Ibadan Skilled Hands Award

UICC International Cancer Technology Transfer Fellowship

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) TRU Visit Grant

2014 ASCO Merit award

2017 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Minority Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research Award