Yewande Odeyemi, M.B.B.S. (CCMI ’19), receives an award, Mayo Clinic Rochester
Yewande Odeyemi, M.B.B.S. (CCMI ’19), Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, received a Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Award. The two-year program aims to train, develop and mentor diverse and community-oriented researchers and physicians to help increase the diversity of patients enrolled in clinical trials, and ultimately to enhance the development of therapeutics for all populations. The Robert A. Winn Career Development Award Program was created in 2020 with a pledge by the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation as part of its commitment to health equity, inclusion and diversity. Dr. Odeyemi’s research focuses on improving the care and outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute pulmonary inflammation, including those with community-acquired pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Dr. Odeyemi is an assistant professor of medicine in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.