Prof. Olanike Kudirat Adeyemo is a Nigerian professor of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine at University of Ibadan. She is the current Deputy Vice Chancellor (research, innovation and strategic partnership), the first person to attain the role at the University. Her research areas are on Aquatic toxicology, Aquatic veterinary medicine and fish food safety. She is the first female veterinarian to be inducted into the African Academy of Sciences and the Nigerian Academy of Science. Prof. Olanike’s research is focused on Aquatic and Wildlife Epidemiology and Toxicology, Food Safety and Global Public Health. In 2011, Adeyemo was appointed an epidemiological and toxicological expert on the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee (JECFA). In 2019, she was named a Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries, a Fellow at the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Mitigation. In 2016, she was named a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science. In 2012, she was named a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences. In 2010, she was named a Fellow of the African Scientific Institute (California, USA) and listed in ASI’s 2011 edition of “Black Achievers in Science and Technology. In 2007 she was named a Fellow of the Eisenhower Fellowship Program and in 2002 she was named a Fellow of the Leadership for Environment and Development program in the UK.