Isioma Dianne Okolo, MBChB, DTMH, MRCOG is a medical doctor specialising in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Scotland, UK. Having lived and worked in Nigeria, Togo, Brazil, Uganda, the UK, and the USA, Isioma brings a global lens to all her work and thought.
In 2011 Isioma graduated from the University of Edinburgh and was elected to the Membership of the Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology( RCOG) in 2018. She is currently a Paul Farmer research fellow at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC), Harvard Medical School, and MPH( Clinical effectiveness) candidate at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.
Isioma is motivated by her mission to connect and advance reproductive wellbeing, equity, social justice, sustainable financing, and technology in health care.
She is committed to championing health communication that breaks down traditional hierarchical barriers in knowledge generation and sharing.
Isioma is the recipient of the Brigham & Women’s Hospital Connors Global Women’s Health fellowship award, BEST Scholar award, RCOG Bernhard Bahron, and Medical Association of Nigerians Across Great Britain (MANSAG) Travelling fellowship awards. She also holds leadership roles as a representative on the UK RCOG Race Equality Taskforce and director of KWISA- a community-based organisation that works to connect and ‘INpower’ women of African descent living in Scotland.