Research Committee

Vision

To make AORTIC the premier organization for cancer research in Africa.

Mission Statement

To reduce cancer morbidity and mortality in Africa by facilitating high-impact, innovative collaborative research programs, enhancing research capacity, and promoting the dissemination of scientific discoveries in Africa.

Core Values

  1. Afrocentric
  2. Local context relevance
  3. Innovation
  4. Clinical relevance
  5. Excellence
  6. Culturally appropriate
  7. Inclusiveness
  8. Collaboration</li

Research Committee Members

2020 & 2021

Chairs:

Folakemi Odedina

Folakemi Odedina
United States

Rotimi Solomon

Rotimi Solomon
Nigeria

Steering Committee members:

Rakiya Saidu

Rakiya Saidu
South Africa

Alex Mutombo Baleka

Alex Mutombo Baleka
Congo

Neil Sharma

Neil Sharma
United Kingdom

Luca Incrocci

Luca Incrocci
Netherlands

Michael Mwachiro

Michael Mwatsuma Mwachiro
Kenya

Adamu Bojude

Adamu Bojude
United Kingdom

Delva Shamley

Delva Shamley
South Africa

Omolara A. Fatiregun

Omolara A. Fatiregun
Nigeria

Paul Jibrin

Paul Jibrin
Nigeria

Hanna Naa Gogwe Ayettey Anie

Hannah Ayettey Anie
Ghana

Peter Kingham

Peter Kingham
United States

Nwamaka Lasebikan

Nwamaka Lasebikan
Nigeria

Pedro Fernandez

Pedro Fernandez
South Africa

Kwanele Asante-Shongwe

Kwanele Asante
South Africa

AORTIC Education & Training Representatives:

Nazik Hammad

Nazik Hammad

Aliyu Usman

Aliyu Usman