Luther-King Fasehun, MD, MSc, is a PhD student in Epidemiology at Temple University, Philadelphia. Originally trained as a physician, he practiced medicine in urban and rural Nigeria for a few years before transitioning into global health, specifically working in maternal and child health projects, advocacy, and research. As Country Director of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, concurrently leading the Foundation’s work in Ghana, Nigeria, and Uganda, he successfully secured program and project grants from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Amref Health Africa, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Johnson & Johnson. He has been an active member of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER) since 2020, and he is a member of SPER’s Digital Engagement Committee. His research interest areas are preeclampsia; preterm births; sexually transmissible infections, especially HIV; and global health.
- MS, SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy, 2012
- MD, University of Lagos, Nigeria, 2008