Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
Skills
Accomplishments
Links
Interested Job Opportunity
Timeline
Titilayo Lekan-Agunbiade

Titilayo Lekan-Agunbiade

Portlaoise

Summary

I am a proficient and talented professional with innate and acquired skills, evolving knowledge base, infectious disease diagnostics and antimicrobial stewardship experiences, as well as have an undying passion for research . It has always been my aspiration to advance healthcare by employing research to discover better ways to improve the health of the populace and advocate for relevant local, national and international person-centered policies.

Overview

13
13
years of professional experience

Work History

Medical Scientist

• Midland Regional Hospital
Portlaoise
2021.04 - Current
  • Isolates and identifies the etiological agents of infection
  • Analyzed cultures using molecular-based and biochemical techniques.Perform Antimicrobial susceptibility testing
  • Screen patients' samples to aid surveillance of nosocomial and other infections
  • Day- to-day reporting, monitoring (surveillance) and communication of clinically and epidemiologically important microorganisms isolated in the laboratory to the requesting clinicians, wards, microbiology consultants, infectious control nurses and department of Public Health

Medical Scientist

Hermitage Medical Clinic
Dublin
2020.04 - 2021.04
  • Performed routine laboratory scientific work and issuance of laboratory test result according to the highest possible standard in accordance with ISO 15189, the Laboratory SOPs, policies, and guidelines
  • Conducted chemical analysis of bodily fluids to identify presence of normal and abnormal components.
  • Reviewed test results and generated thorough reports to submit findings to national hospitals and clinics.
  • Verified unexpected results, take corrective measures, record, and report the incident(s) to an immediate Senior Scientist
  • Prevented specimen contamination and increased proficiency levels by calibrating, sanitizing and maintaining laboratory equipment and instruments.

Laboratory Aide

National Maternity Hospital
Dublin
2019.08 - 2020.04

· Assisted the Laboratory Scientific Staff in the specimen reception function

· Assisted in the pre-analytical stage of specimen

· Prepared and recorded incoming and outgoing specimens

  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Used strong analytical and problem-solving skills to develop effective solutions for challenging situations.

Senior Medical Scientist

EUREKA DIAGNOSTIC CENTER
Ile-Ife
2016.09 - 2017.01

· Developed, executed, and managed laboratory testing plans and procedures.

· Made decisions on further laboratory tests.

· Was responsible for performance, maintenance, conditioning, quality control and record keeping of all instruments within the section. Ensured that all malfunctioning equipments were investigated, reported and repaired accordingly.

· Achieved efficiency in daily operations by recruiting, training and acclimatizing new employees to the point of complete self-sufficiency, thereby bringing employees up to speed in a very short amount of time.

Medical Scientist

NGO FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL
Ile-Ife
2016.02 - 2016.12
  • Coordinated sample collection and data collection from newly diagnosed
    tuberculosis patients
    • Performed and supervised routine bench work to the highest professional standard
    • Followed up of patients to ensure compliance to testing procedures
    • Managed and processed of patients' data

Research Officer

SMARTINK EDITORIALS
Ile-Ife
2013.09 - 2016.01

· Developed and validated research instruments

· Used software packages in collating, cleaning, and extraction of data

· Performed quantitative data analysis using SPSS and STATA

· Performed thematic analysis of qualitative data

· Involved in the presentation and visualization of data

· Wrote in depth research and scientific report.

Public Health Intern

Population Reproductive Health Programme, Obafemi Awolowo University
Ile-Ife
2012.12 - 2013.03

· Prepared questionnaires

· Collected, translated and transcribed data

· Analysed Data (qualitative and quantitive data)

· Assisted program managers in conducting Public Health trainings

Medical Scientist

OBI GENERAL HOSPITAL
Obi
2012.04 - 2012.10
  • Performed routine laboratory scientific work across all sections of the laboratory and
    issuance of laboratory test result according to the highest possible standard in
    accordance with the Laboratory Department’s policies, procedures and guidelines.
    • Prepared and stored reagents and media
    • Participated in evaluating equipment, reagents and consumables.

Medical Scientist

OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL COMPLEX
Ile-Ife
2010.04 - 2011.04

· Screened blood donors

· Performed several tests to find antigen and antibodies, and viruses in donated blood samples

· Prepared blood products

· Maintained complete and accurate records in blood bank

Education

Post-Graduate Certificate - Advanced Clinical Microbiology And Infection

Atlantic Technological University, Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
12.2022

Post-Graduate Certificate - Leadership And Management in Health

University of Washington , United States
06.2022

Master of Public Health - Public Health (Epidemiology)

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife,Nigeria
12.2017

BMLS - Medical Laboratory Science

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Nigeria
12.2009

Skills

    Laboratory Diagnosis

    Research

    Antimicrobial Susceptibility

    Clinical Audit

    Infectious Disease Surveillance

    Data Management and Analysis

    Clinical Epidemiology

    Data Virtualization

Accomplishments

    · Proficiency in laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases through isolation, identification and characterization of causative agents of infection

    · Expertise in laboratory surveillance for timely identification of infected patients, early detection of outbreaks, monitoring, and reporting of unusual/ multidrug-resistant pathogens

    · Publication of 9 research articles in internationally recongnised peer-reviewed journals, being the first author of 5 of the research papers

    · Expertise in peer-reviewing of research articles for journals.

Links

· https://independent.academia.edu/TitilayoLekanAgunbiade

· https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Titilayo-Lekan-Agunbiade

Interested Job Opportunity

  • Epidemiologist
  • Antimicrobial Susceptibility Stewardship
  • Laboratory Quality Assurance
  • Research opportunities
  • AI in Healthcare

Timeline

Medical Scientist - • Midland Regional Hospital
2021.04 - Current
Medical Scientist - Hermitage Medical Clinic
2020.04 - 2021.04
Laboratory Aide - National Maternity Hospital
2019.08 - 2020.04
Senior Medical Scientist - EUREKA DIAGNOSTIC CENTER
2016.09 - 2017.01
Medical Scientist - NGO FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL
2016.02 - 2016.12
Research Officer - SMARTINK EDITORIALS
2013.09 - 2016.01
Public Health Intern - Population Reproductive Health Programme, Obafemi Awolowo University
2012.12 - 2013.03
Medical Scientist - OBI GENERAL HOSPITAL
2012.04 - 2012.10
Medical Scientist - OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL COMPLEX
2010.04 - 2011.04
Atlantic Technological University, Ireland - Post-Graduate Certificate , Advanced Clinical Microbiology And Infection
University of Washington - Post-Graduate Certificate , Leadership And Management in Health
Obafemi Awolowo University - Master of Public Health, Public Health (Epidemiology)
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology - BMLS, Medical Laboratory Science
Titilayo Lekan-Agunbiade