Olufunmilayo Olopade

Nigerian physician

Olufunmilayo Olopade (born 1957) is a Nigerian hematology oncologist, Associate Dean for Global Health and Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor in Medicine and Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. She also serves as director of the University of Chicago Hospital's Cancer Risk Clinic.


  • If you educate a man, you educate an individual. But if you educate a woman, you educate a nation.
    • [1] Olufunmilayo on Educating a woman
  • We want the education by which character is formed, strength of mind is increased, the intellect is expanded, and by which one can stand on one’s own feet.
    • [2]Olopade on aftermath of a solid education in an interview
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