Bukola Usidame

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health

Areas of Expertise

  • health policy, tobacco control, community health, health disparities

HHS Signature Research Area(s)

  • Healthy Lifestyles and Vital Longevity
  • Sustainable Organizations and Thriving Communities

Department of Public Health Research Area(s)

  • Health Disparities
  • Health Systems and Policies


Dr. Usidame’s research examines the impact of substance use-related policies on several public health outcomes. She aims to provide evidence-based approaches for communities to adopt effective public health policies that improve health equity.


  • PhD, 2018, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • MSc, 2010, Clark University Worcester
  • BSc, 2005, University of Port Harcourt