Adegboyega Lawal is a PhD candidate in Pharmacy, under the supervision of Dr. Thomas Rotter, research chair in Health Quality Improvement Science. He received his Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria and Masters of Public Health from the School of Public Health at the University of Saskatchewan. Lawal is a certified project manager who joined the Health Quality Improvement Research Group in 2013 as a research assistant and has since been involved in several quality improvement projects, including the evaluation of Lean management in the Saskatchewan health care system. As a PhD student, he has been the recipient of several scholarships and awards, including a U of S Graduate Student Scholarship, Graduate Student ESL Bursary, and Institute for Healthcare Improvement Conference Scholarship. He is also a two-time recipient of the Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Scholarship Program. Recently, Lawal received recognized reviewer status from the journal Health Policy.
Lawal’s research focuses on how we should design, implement, and test clinical pathways to improve patient safety in Saskatchewan. Recently, he published a methodology in BMC Medicine on the refinement of an operational definition for clinical pathways. Lawal is currently preparing manuscripts for peer-review and translating his findings into local and international contexts to improve patient safety and the quality of healthcare delivery.
Lawal AK, Rotter T, Kinsman L, Machotta A, Ronellenfitsch U, Scott SD, Goodridge D, Plishka C, Groot G: What is a clinical pathway? Refinement of an operational definition to identify clinical pathway studies for a Cochrane systematic review. BMC Medicine 2016, 14(1):1
Eguzo K, Lawal A, Umezurike C, Eseigbe C: Predictors of Loss to Follow‑up Among HIV‑infected Patients in a Rural South‑Eastern Nigeria Hospital: A 5‑year Retrospective Cohort Study. Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research 2015, 5(6):373-378
Eguzo KN, Lawal AK, Ali F, Umezurike CC: Patterns of uterine rupture in Nigeria: a comparative study of scarred and unscarred uterus. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology 2015, 4(4):1094-1099
Lawal AK, Rotter T, Kinsman L, Sari N, Harrison L, Jeffery C, Kutz M, Khan MF, Flynn R: Lean management in health care: definition, concepts, methodology and effects reported (systematic review protocol). Systematic Reviews 2014, 3(1):1
Eguzo KN, Lawal AK, Eseigbe CE, Umezurike CC: Determinants of Mortality among Adult HIV-Infected Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy in a Rural Hospital in Southeastern Nigeria: A 5-Year Cohort Study. AIDS Research and Treatment 2014
Farzana Ali., Udoka Yudee Okpala., Ajak Mabior Ajang., Blessing Idowu., Kelechi Eguzo., Adegboyega K Lawal (2016). Scoping Review on the use of Mhealth in cancer control. University of Saskatchewan Graduate Student 2016 Conference, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, March 2nd – 4th, 2016.
Adegboyega K Lawal., Thomas Rotter (2015). The Implementation and Evaluation of Clinical Pathways: A Saskatchewan context. College of Pharmacy and Nutrition Research Day, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, November 10th, 2015.
Adegboyega K Lawal., Thomas Rotter (2015). How can we best Implement and Evaluate Clinical Pathways in Saskatchewan? March 4th - 6th, 2015.
Adegboyega K Lawal., Thomas Rotter., Rachel Flynn., Shannon Scott (2014) What is Lean Management in Healthcare: A systematic review protocol. The 26th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare, Orlando, Florida, USA. December 7th – 10th, 2014.
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition Research Day, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, November 10th, 2015. The Implementation and Evaluation of Clinical Pathways (A Saskatchewan Context).
The 26th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare, Orlando, Florida, USA, December 7th – 10th, 2014. A systematic review of Lean Management in Healthcare.
Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Annual Event Awards, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, December 5th, 2013. The Implementation and Evaluation of Clinical Pathways in Saskatchewan
School of Public Health Poster Fair, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, October 18th, 2013. The seniors’ service co-op: aging in place as a social enterprise.