Dr. Abisoye Oyeyemi MBBS,MPH,FMCPH, is a Public Health Physician and an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State. He has an MBBS degree (University of Ibadan), an MPH degree (University of Lagos) and is a Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria in the Faculty of Public Health and Community Medicine (FMCPH & CM). He has been in medical practice for over 20 years and most of the time has been spent in public health and disease control. He has extensive experience in leading and managing large research, and monitoring and evaluation programmes in Nigeria. He has been involved in policy development, implementation of development projects and collaborations with governmental and non-governmental agencies in issues involving research, disease control, service delivery and health system strengthening. His academic and professional interests are in infectious disease epidemiology particularly malaria, HIV/AIDS; disease surveillance and implementation research. He provides technical support to both Bayelsa State and National Malaria Elimination Programme. He has participated as principal investigator or technical lead in many research projects and intervention programmes in disease control and has been published severally in peer-reviewed journals on many topics of public health interest.