Dr Yemi Atibioke is a Social Scientist and a Public Health Practitioner. He obtained a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Clinical Psychology from the prestigious University of Ibadan. He had earlier obtained Bachelor of Education in Guidance and Counselling/Political Science and Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from the same University.
He started an excellent career as a Public Health Practitioner with University College Hospital Ibadan in 2007 when he served first as Clinical intern and subsequently as a Clinical Psychologist and Adherence Counsellor on HIV Treatment and Care Programme, supported by President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Prior to this period, he had gone through various clinical practices in various institutions including: New World Psychiatry Hospital, Ibadan, General Outpatient Department of University College Hospital, Ibadan and Nigerian Prison Service, Agodi, Ibadan.
He currently works with Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) where he manages the Community System Strengthening (CSS) project – a programme supported by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Dr. Atibioke has provided technical supports to various Civil Society Organizations including Civil Society for HIV/AIDs in Nigeria (CiSHAN), Civil Society for the Eradication of Tuberculosis in Nigeria (TB Network) and Civil Society for Malaria Control, Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN). He has provided capacity development for more than 300 Community Based Organization (CBO) and Faith Based Organizations (FBO) spread across the 36 states and FCT.
Dr Atibioke is a member of Nigerian HIV/AIDS Prevention Technical Working Group, a platform that provides him the opportunity to contribute to various national documents on HIV/STI Prevention Programmes in Nigeria. He is also a member of Nigerian Clinical Psychological Association and Nigerian Psychological Association.
He was born forty years ago and hails from Ekiti State. He is a humble, diligent and hardworking professional who is ready to work and make impacts in the lives of others. He is married and blessed with children.