• Folashade Omole, MD, FAAFP

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  • Folashade Omole, M.D., FAAFP
      Professor, Clinical Family Medicine
    Vice Chair, Academic Affairs & Residency Program Director

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    Dr. Omole is a graduate of the Morehouse School of Medicine Family Practice Residency Program. She received a BSc in Physics from the University of Lagos, Nigeria; and her medical degree from Obafemi Awolowo University, lle-lfe, Nigeria; two of the foremost prestigious universities in Nigeria. In 2000, Dr Omole was appointed Clerkship Director in the Department of Family Medicine; and Residency Program Director in September 2004. She practices the full scope of Family Medicine including obstetrics; and is also a licensed medical acupuncturist.

    Dr. Omole was the 2010 recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine award; in 2008 she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (Gamma Chapter), and received the 2006 Georgia Academy Family Physician (GAFP) Teacher of the Year award. As a PI, she was the recipient of an approximately $1M HRSA Residency Training in Primary Care grant (2007-2010), to integrate complementary and alternative medicine modalities into the Chronic Care Model with a focus on diabetes. She has contributed to several research projects, as well as author and co-author of several articles and peer reviews.

    Dr. Omole is board certified, and a member of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), an active member of GAFP where she serves as an executive board member and treasurer. She is also actively involved in the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and serves on the Commission on Health of the Public and Science (CHPS); where she also serves as Vice-Chair of the Tobacco Cessation Advisory Committee and Chair of the Medical Advisory Panel of Disaster preparedness.