Dr. Olorunfemi Adetona, Environmental Health Science


Dr. Olorunfemi Adetona

Dr. Olorunfemi Adetona is an environmental and occupational health scientist by training with expertise in air quality. He joined the faculty of the College of Public Health at the Ohio State University (OSU) as an assistant professor in 2015. Prior to his appointment at OSU, Dr. Adetona worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Georgia from where he also received his doctoral degree in Toxicology. He also holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s degree in Geographical Information from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and another Master’s degree in Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Dr. Adetona’s research interests involve ambient air particulate matter exposure with an interest to characterize its inhalation exposure due to combustion sources, elucidate its contribution to disease development, and identify ameliorative agents against its adverse effects.