Solid base for future research : Olukunmi Balogun
Future plans: Olokunmi is transferring to the school of Public Health, University of Tokyo, to study a PhD in the Department of Social and Preventive Epidemiology, where she can focus on nutrition.
1. Did your time in GHP prepare you for a PhD?
Yes, I feel like I have developed the basic skills necessary for good research.
2. Did you enjoy studying at GHP?
Yes. I really appreciated and enjoyed Professor Shibuya’s sophisticated approach to health policy and I learnt a lot.
3. What is an example of a strong message you can take from GHP?
If you want your health vision to be adopted by a serious audience, you need to do serious and quality research!
4. Would you recommend studying in Japan?
Yes! It was enjoyable.
Apr 2010 –
Mar 2012: Master Course, Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo