Bola Adegboyega PhD, RN
Assistant Professor

Adebola Adegboyega was a medical laboratory scientist before she became a nurse. She received both a BSN and PhD in Nursing from the University of Kentucky. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky, College of Nursing.

Dr. Adegboyega’s research is focused on health promotion, disease prevention, and reducing health disparities among underserved and minority populations. Her past works published in peer-reviewed journals, have focused mainly on promoting breast cancer and cervical cancer screening among African American women and Sub-Saharan African immigrant women. She has also done research focused on colorectal cancer screening promotion among Appalachian Kentuckians.

Dr. Adegboyega’s career goal is to train the new generation of nurses, promote health and reduce health disparities experienced by underserved and minority populations. She hopes to contribute to improved health outcome for minority and underserved populations by promoting health protective behaviors such as cancer screening, HPV vaccination, healthy lifestyles, and physical activity.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 323-5196

Fax: (859) 323-1057




PhD, University of Kentucky, 2017
BSN, University of Kentucky, 2012
Postgraduate Diploma, University of Ado, 2005
BSc, Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences, 1997


Cervical, breast, and colorectal screening promotion, HPV vaccination, health inequities research with sub-Saharan African immigrants, African Americans, and Appalachian populations.


Dr. Bola Adegboyega's CV