Olayinka I. Afolayan-Oloye, MD | PCOM Biomedical Sciences Faculty
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Associate Professor of Pathophysiology

Olayinka I. Afolayan-Oloye, MD, teaches pathophysiology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Before joining PCOM, he served as associate professor of pathophysiology/physiology at the University of Health Sciences Antigua School of Medicine and All Saints University College of Medicine at Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean. Before then, he also worked as a full-time faculty in the Department of Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Clinical Skills at St. George’s University, Grenada.

Dr. Afolayan-Oloye has broad experience in bio-medical education, curriculum design, implementation & evaluation, diverse teaching methodologies, and other indices of academic standards. He has held many administrative and academic positions, including Associate Dean of Basic Sciences, Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Chair of Education, Assessment, Promotions, and Curriculum Committee, and Course Directors of Physiology and Clinical Skills. He has also served as a member of the Executive Committee on Academic Policy and the Admissions Committee at different times. Dr. Afolayan-Oloye has been teaching pathophysiology, physiology, and clinical skills for more than 15 years. His teaching style is engaging and student-centered, and he has mentored many students from diverse backgrounds.

Dr. Afolayan-Oloye is registered and holds a practicing license with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.


  • MD – College of Medicine, University of Ilorin
  • Teaching and Research Fellowship Program – Department of Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Clinical Skills, St. George’s University
  • MSc in Physiology – Tulane University School of Medicine (Department Merit Scholarship)
  • MBA in Clinical Research Management – National Institute of Business Management


  • Pathophysiology
  • Physiology


Research interests in Clinical Medicine:
  • Endocrinology and Cardiovascular Medicine
Research interests in Medical Education:
  • Determinants of academic outcomes in biomedical sciences
  • Concept of curriculum integration in biomedical sciences
  • Impact of active learning teaching methodologies on academic outcomes in biomedical sciences


Mortality in Systemic Lupus Erythematous in Milton Cato Memorial Hospital Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; A 5-year Retrospective Study. DOI:10.9734/ajmah/2021/v19i230305

Burden of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (TID) in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from 2014-2018. Asian Journal of Immunology, 5(1), 1-14. Retrieved from https://journalaji.com/index.php/AJI/article/view/69

Pineal Body Tumor: An Overview of the Pathophysiology. Asian Journal of Medicine and Health, 20(10), 75-89 https://doi.org/10.9734/ajmah/2022/v20i1030507

Conceptualization of the Endocrine Function of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Gastroenterology, 6(2): 16-28, 2022 AJRRGA.88777

Krabbe Disease: An Overview of a Rare Genetic Neurodegenerative Disorder. Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Neurology, 5(2): 70-77, 2022; Article no. AJORRIN.92096

A Review of the Therapeutic Potentials of Stem Cell, Fibroblast Growth Factor and T-cells in Regenerative Medicine, Advances in Research, 23(6): 38-66, 2022; Article no. AIR.92652 https://doi.org/10.9734/AIR/2022/v23i6920

Therapeutic Use of Stem Cells in the Management of Coronary Artery Disease and Heart Failure; Current Trends, Progress, and Challenges. Cardiology and Angiology: An International Journal, DOI: 10.9734/ca/2022/v11i4294

The Role of MicroRNAs Regulated Breast Cancer Stem Cells in the Pathogenesis, Prognosis, and Aggressiveness of Breast Cancer. Advances in Research, 24(4): 1-18, 2023; Article no. AIR.96653. DOI:10.9734/air/2023/v24i4943

Prolactin-secreting Pituitary Macro-adenoma Presenting with Mass Effects, Hormonal Deficiencies, and Neurogenic Diabetes Insipidus: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Advances in Research, 24(5): 45-54, 2023; Article no. AIR.97999. DOI:10.9734/AIR/2023/v24i5957

Calciphylaxis: A Rare Clinical Presentation in a Patient with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Advances in Research, 24(5): 18-25, 2023; Article no. AIR.98001. DOI:10.9734/AIR/2023/v24i5953

Dermatomyositis: A Case Report and Review of a Rare Autoimmune Inflammatory Disease. Advances in Research, 24(5): 26-33, 2023; Article no. AIR.97998. DOI:10.9734/AIR/2023/v24i5954

The Roles of Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 3 (FGFR3) in the Spectrum of Skeletal Dysplasia. Advances in Research, 24(5): 34-44, 2023; Article no. AIR.98002. DOI:10.9734/AIR/2023/v24i5956


  • Nigeria Medical Association
  • Nigeria Medical and Dental Council
  • American Society of Physiology
  • International Association of Medical Science Educators