Department of Nursing

University of Ibadan




PRISCA O. ADEJUMO, RN, PhD, FWACN, IIWCC is the Head of the Department of Nursing at the University of Ibadan and the Coordinator of the Pilot Cancer Risk Prevention Clinic at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Nigeria. She had Online Oncology Cancer Genetics Training of the Oncology Nursing Society and shadowed Genetic counsellors at the University of Chicago Hospital in 2013. She is a Facilitator, for 2019 cohort of the African Genomic Medicine Training for Nurses (AGMT) at the Department of Nursing, Nigeria. She is a Fellow of the West African College of Nursing and a Nursing and Midwifery Council certified Adult Health Nurse Specialist. She is a Professor of Nursing, a researcher and a scholar in the field of oncology nursing with a high level of commitment and track record of academic contributions. She integrated Cancer Genomics into Nurses’ Continuing Professional Development Program and undergraduate curriculum of the University of Benin as well as the Open and Distance Learning modules of the University of Ibadan.

Area of Interests

Her latest research interest is in genetic counseling with emphasis on improving cancer patient outcomes and enhancing nurse’s competencies in cancer genetics.