Our Team

Core Team

4YBY is led by the three Principal Investigators of the ITEST (Innovative Tools to Expand Youth-friendly HIV Self-testing) research project

Dr. Juliet Iwelunmor

Dr. Iwelunmor is a global health implementation scientist who conducts research in the areas of sustainability science, and social innovations for health. She is an associate professor in Global health at Saint Louis University in Missouri. Her current research focuses on the role social innovations and social entrepreneurships play with fostering sustainable health programs that […]

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Dr. Joseph Tucker

Dr. Tucker is an infectious disease physician with a special interest in using public challenge contests to improve health. He is an associate professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and also at the University North Caroline at Chapel Hill. His team’s ongoing research investigates challenge contests to promote HIV testing, hepatitis […]

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Dr. Oliver Ezechi

Dr. Ezechi is an Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Public health specialist and member of the Nigerian National HIV Treatment Task Team. At the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos state, the apex medical research Institute in the country, he is the Deputy Director of Research, and team lead for HIV, Maternal, Child, and Reproductive Health Research. As […]

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Advisory Board

4YBY Contests are advised and evaluated by a highly qualified panel of contest advisory board comprised of professionals and young people with years of experience in youth engagement, entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, media and health.

Chris Ihidero

Founder, Pinpoint Media

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Isioma Udeozo

CISCO, West Africa Lead

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Nnenna Kalu-Makanjuola

Founder, Radiant Health Magazine

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Pamela Adie

Executive Director, Equality Hub

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Temitayo Olofinula

Communications specialist

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Teju Ajani

Google Country Manager, Android Nigeria

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Youth Ambassadors

4YBY activities are advised by a group of vibrant and hardworking Nigerian Youths who have exemplified passion for youth engagement and promoting health and well-being among young people in their communities.

Adewale Adeyemi Ogunnaike

Research Associate, Lagos State AIDS Control

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Ezienyi Chigozie Nwanunu

Entrepreneur, Silver White Studio

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Lateef Akeem Blessing

Student, Yaba College of Technology

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Lana Promise Elijah

Student, Lagos State University

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Munachimson Favour Nwankwoh

Student, University of Lagos

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Wisdom Sylvanus Amaso

Student, Yaba College of Technology

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