Oladapo Babatola


Oladapo Babatola received his Bachelor degree in Medicine (M.B;B.S) from University of Ilorin Medical School in 1988 and shortly after commenced his postgraduate in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. He rose up to be an Associate Consultant before moving to the United Kingdom where he then switched to psychiatry based on his initial interest in the field. He has worked in a number of Mental Health Trusts all over the UK and was working with West Kent Drug, Alcohol and Recovery Service (CGL) as an Associate Specialist when this study was completed. He holds a Masters in Psychiatry from the Cardiff University and his current research interest is in Old Age and Addictions in the areas of Substance abuse in youth/teens, older adults and other demographic groups such as health care or legal professionals as well as evidenced-based treatment practices. He is currently working with Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.