My Reputation

Honors/ Awards

CPhA Patient Care Achievement Award for Health Promotion 2017
Black History Month Civic Leader Award- McLaurin Baptist Church 2017
University of Alberta Preceptor of the Year 2015
NBCC Youth Excellence Award 2015
African Heroes Female Entrepreneur Award 2014
Eskimos Home-Game Scotiabank Game changer 2014
Obsidian Award 2014
Black Community Role Model 2014
Sizzling 20 Under 30 Award 2013
Essence Woman of the Year (FIERCE awards) 2013
First Class Honors 2009
Edo Japan Global Citizenship Award 5/1/2009
University of Alberta Undergraduate Award 9/1/2005
Dean’s List ’04 – ’05
Golden Key International Award 12/31/2004
University of Alberta Undergraduate Award 9/1/2004
University of Alberta International Student Award 1/1/2004
Best Clothing & Textiles Student Award 1999
Academic Excellence Award 1999
Academic Excellence Award 1998

Where You’ll Find Me

President & Founder – Ribbon Rouge Foundation
Pharmacist & Owner – Shoppers Drug Mart Wayne Gretzky
Clinical Academic Colleague – University of Alberta Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Tobacco Cessation Facilitator – QuitCore: Tobacco Reduction Program, Alberta Health Services
Apex Awards Committee Member – Alberta College of Pharmacists & Alberta Pharmacists Association
Competence Committee Member – Alberta College of Pharmacists
Organizational Member Via Ribbon Rouge Foundation – The Canadian HIV/AIDS Black, African and Caribbean Network
Member – Rotary Club of Edmonton
Member – Alberta Pharmacists Association
Director – CapitalCare Foundation

In The News/ Media

Broadcast Interviews
The hidden and disproportionate scourge of HIV-AIDS among African-Canadians in Alberta, – MF Galaxy Weekly Podcasts 2017/09/04
Raising HIV awareness: The Ribbon Rouge Foundation held a VIP night to promote its Arts 4 Action Benefit to raise HIV awareness – NAIT NewsWatch, CTV Two 2016/12/01
Arts for Action talks about Sexual Assaults and HIV in Alberta, Radioactive – CBC Radio 2016/11/21
Ribbon Rouge Foundation Arts for Action, Ribbon Rouge Foundation President Morenike Olaosebikan and HIV awareness advocate, Marlo Cottrell discuss the highlights of the fundraising event – Global TV 2016/11/03
A local foundation brings women and HIV into the forefront at this years’ Ribbon Rouge Gala – Shaw TV 2015/11/27
Ribbon Rouge Art Project – A Local organization uses the power of art to reduce the stigma around HIV. Jen McDonald reports – Shaw TV 2015/11/23
Ribbon Rouge Foundation raises funds for HIV relief – Global TV 2015/11/22
Ribbon Rouge HIV Relief, Breakfast Television – City TV 2014/11/14
Organizers of a one-of-a-kind event to combat HIV talk about Ribbon Rouge – CTV Noon 2013/11/22
Ribbon Rouge A fashion, Art & Music event: Helping to Shine the spotlight on HIV Awareness – CTV Evening News   2013/12/06
Alberta Primetime Educating People on HIV – Alberta Primetime  2013/12/03

Text Interviews
Grad Profile – Morenike Olaosebikan 2017
6 Canadians Who Are Making A Difference 2015/03/04
The Edmonton Journal – Social Scene 2015
Ending inequality and intolerance Local fundraiser bringing forceful change to how we see HIV/AIDS and global equality, The Griff Newspaper 2014/11/19
Radiant Health Magazine 2013/11/25
Afrospora 2014
CP Africa 2013, 2014
The Edmonton Journal – Social Scene 2013
Edmontonians Magazine 2013
Heart of the City: Edmonton fund-raiser Ribbon Rouge aims to combat HIV – The Edmonton Examiner 2013
Fab Magazine 2011
The Edmonton Journal – Style 2009
Gateway 2007

Things That Get Me Riled up!

Areas of Research (As an Amateur/ Citizen Researcher): AIDS / HIV, Community Health / Public Health, Cultural and Health, Dynamics of Social Transformations; Ideological, Political, Economical and Social Environments of Social Transformations, Social Cohesiveness, Social Contract and Social Justice, Social Determinants of Health, Social Impact of Artistic Education, Social Movements

Field of Application: Public Health

Research Specialization Keywords (As an Amateur/ Citizen Researcher): Community development, Complexity Science, Health Inequity, Health of African Caribbean Black Populations, Intersectoral research in health, Qualitative and arts-based methods, Role of Pharmacists in Public Health, Social Innovation, Social theory and critical public health, Socioeconomic position as determinants of health

Student/Postdoctoral Supervision

Bachelor’s [n=6]
Preceptor
Student Degree Start Date: 2016/9
Project Description: Community Pharmacy 1st year Rotation Preceptorship
Present Position: Pharmacy Student
Preceptor
Student Degree Start Date: 2015/9
Project Description: Community Pharmacy Practice, 1st-year rotation preceptorship
Present Position: Pharmacy Student
Preceptor
Student Degree Start Date: 2013/9
Project Description: Community Pharmacy Practice, 1st-year rotation preceptorship
Present Position: Withdrew from Degree
Preceptor
Student Degree Start Date: 2012/9
Project Description: Community Pharmacy Practice, 4th year rotation preceptorship
Present Position: Pharmacist (Clinical Register)
Preceptor
Student Degree Start Date: 2011/9
Project Description: Community Pharmacy 4th year rotation Preceptorship
Present Position: Pharmacist (Clinical Register)
Preceptor
Student Degree Start Date: 2009/9
Project Description: Community Pharmacy 4th year rotation preceptorship
Present Position: Pharmacist (Clinical Register)

Bachelor’s Equivalent [n=5]
Preceptor
Student Degree Start Date: 2016/4
Project Description: Community Pharmacy Practice, preceptorship, post 4th year.
Present Position: Pharmacist (Clinical Register)
Preceptor
Student Degree Start Date: 2014/1
Project Description: Community Pharmacy Practice, preceptorship for foreign-trained pharmacist
Present Position: Pharmacist (Clinical Register)
Preceptor
Student Degree Start Date: 2013/7
Project Description: Community Pharmacy Practice, preceptorship for foreign-trained pharmacist
Present Position: Pharmacist (Clinical Register)
Preceptor
Student Degree Start Date: 2012/9
Project Description: Community Pharmacy Practice, preceptorship for foreign-trained pharmacist
Present Position: Pharmacist (Clinical Register)
Preceptor
Student Degree Start Date: 2011/6
Project Description: Community Pharmacy practice, preceptorship for foreign-trained pharmacist
Present Position: Pharmacist (Clinical Register)

Mentoring Activities
2017/1                  Mentor – Quitcore Tobacco Cessation Facilitator: Alberta Health Services
Number of Mentorees: 1
2015/6                 Mentor – Young African Women, Edmonoton
Number of Mentorees: 2

For The Learner In Me

2017                      Leisurely enrollment in Micro &  Macro- Economics (101, 102, 281, 282), Financial Accounting, Multivariable Calculus at University of Alberta, MacEwan & Athabasca University
2017/07               Getting to Maybe – Social Innovation Residency, The Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity
2017/4                 Social Innovation Certificate, Simon Fraser University
2015/06              Alberta College of Pharmacists Leadership Forum, Banf Centre for Leadership
2009/6                Bsc. Pharm (First Class Honors) Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
2005/04             General Biological Sciences (CGPA: 3.8/4.0), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
2001/06             GCE A-Levels (2 As & a Distinction), Woodhouse College, London, England

Credentials

2014/9                   Quitcore Tobacco Cessation Facilitator, Alberta Health Services
2014/7                   Standard First AID, CPR-C & PAD-AED, St. John Ambulance
2013/1                   Additional Prescribing Authority, Alberta College of Pharmacists
2012/1                   Clinical Register Pharmacist, Alberta College of Pharmacists
2012/6                  Injection Certification, Alberta College of Pharmacists
2011 – ’16/6          Certified Diabetes Educator, Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board

 

In The Past 5 Years, I was

2016/9                 Stigma Workstream Member, Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections Operational Strategic and Action Plan
Alberta Health Services
2016/9                Steering Committee Member, Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections Operational Strategic and Action Plan
Alberta Health Services
2013/9                Instructor/ Mentor, Bredin Center for Learning
2015/01              Committee Member, Community Investment Committee, Shoppers Drug Mart
2016/1                Committee Member, Professional Practice Committee, Shoppers Drug Mart

My Selected Publications

Handbook of HIV drug therapy (2011). Morenike Olaosebikan, Pharmacy student, Northern Alberta HIV Program, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton (Oral Contraceptive interaction table)

Hughes CA, Freitas A, Olaosebikan M, Foisy M, Shafran S. Success Rates of Antiretroviral Regimens Including Tenofovir/Abacavir or Didanosine/Abacavir Backbones. Presented: Canadian Association for HIV Research Conference, Toronto, ON, April 2007. Published: Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2007;18 (suppl B):62B

 

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