Institute of Health & Society

Staff Profile

Dr Dapo Ogunbayo

Research Associate



I have a background in Pharmacy (B.Pharm, PhD) and Public Health (MPH). I joined Newcastle University's Institute of Health and Society in January 2016 as a research associate, working across a number of research projects, some of which include;

  • Principal Investigator on a BMA Foundation funded project investigating polypharmacy associated with non-prescribed medicines use among older adults with multi-morbidity
  • Research Pharmacist/Evidence synthesis analyst on the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Innovation Observatory - NIHRIO (
  • Co-investigator on a Newcastle Gateshead CCG-funded project on self-management of COPD in primary care


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Pharmacy Practice: Manchester Pharmacy School, The University of Manchester (2015)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH): Cardiff University (2011)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm): University of Ibadan (2006)

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Research Interests

  • Ageing, multi-morbidity and medicines use (polypharmacy) research
  • Self-management of long-term conditions
  • Multidisciplinary healthcare professional interactions
  • Pharmacy and public health research

Methodological expertise

  • Mixed methods research (sequential exploratory)
  • Qualitative inquiry (phenomenological interviews, ethnography, participatory/co-design research)
  • Evidence synthesis (systematic review, rapid scoping reviews, quality assessment)
  • Horizon scanning strategies

Research funding

  • British Medical Association (BMA) Foundation Research Grant
  • School of Primary Care Research (SPCR) Seedcorn Funding


Master of Pharmacy (MPHARM) degree project supervision