John Ojeifo, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
CASEC Information Exchange Panelist
John Ojeifo is a Program Director in the Diversity Training Branch of the NCI’s CRCHD since 2009. In this role, Dr. Ojeifo contributes to the grants management of Career Development mechanisms: NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08) and NCI Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K23). Prior to joining NCI, Dr. Ojeifo was an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) in Washington, D.C. While at GUMC, he worked as a cancer biologist and a principal investigator of an NIH R01-supported laboratory. He has a broad range of interests and expertise in biomedical research, public health, medical education, training, career development, mentoring early-career scientists, science communication, and health care management. His research interests include endothelial cell biology, stem cells biology, tumor angiogenesis, genetics, experimental therapeutics, tumor immunology and immunotherapy, cancer health disparities, and holistic medicine.
Dr. Ojeifo received his M.B.B.S. degree (M.D. equivalent) from the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, Nigeria, and his Ph.D. in human anatomy and cell biology from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. He also holds an M.B.A. degree in health care management from the University of Phoenix.
Conference Date & Time:
April 21, 2017 | 8am - 4pm
Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910