Olamide Jarrett

Associate Professor of Medicine


Olamide Jarrett

Dr. Olamide Jarrett (Photo: Joshua Clark/UIC)

Dr. Olamide Jarrett is an associate professor of medicine in the department of infectious disease in the College of Medicine. Her research interests are in HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in women in sub-Saharan Africa.

In 2014, Jarrett traveled to Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, to work in the Ebola Isolation Unit in Connaught Hospital.

Jarrett, who has family members in Sierra Leone, hopes new treatment and isolation facilities being constructed will help control the Ebola outbreak.

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