Olatokunbo Osibogun

Olatokunbo Osibogun

Assistant Professor


Office: AHC5-481

Phone: 305-348-7826

Email: oosibogu@fiu.edu


Cardiovascular Health Promotion; Tobacco Control; Women’s Health


Dr. Olatokunbo Osibogun is an assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Stempel College. After pursuing her medical degree in Igbinedion University Okada, Nigeria, she went to the School of Public Health at University of Alabama at Birmingham to obtain a MPH. In 2019 she obtained her Ph.D. in public health from FIU and completed a NIDA T32 postdoctoral fellowship at FIU prior to her academic faculty position at the Department of Epidemiology. In 2019, Dr. Osibogun was a fellow of the American Heart Association 45th Ten-Day Seminar on the Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. Her research focuses broadly on cardiovascular health promotion and tobacco use. Dr Osibogun works with NIH funded cohort studies including the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study and the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

Education and Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Florida International University
  • Ph.D., Florida International University
  • MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • M.B.B.S, Igbinedion University Okada, Nigeria

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Osibogun O, Ogunmoroti O, Mathews L, Okunrintemi V, Tibuakuu M, Blumenthal RS, Michos ED. Greater acculturation is associated with poorer cardiovascular health in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. 2021;10:e019828. DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.120.019828.

Li W, Vargas-Rivera M, Kalan ME…,Osibogun O, …Maziak W. The Effect of Graphic Health Warning Labels Placed on the ENDS Device on Young Adult Users’ Experience, Exposure and Intention to Use: A Pilot Study. Health Commun. 2021 Jan 21:1-8. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2021.1872158.

Jebai R, Kalan ME, Vargas-Rivera M, Osibogun O, …Maziak W. Markers of oxidative stress and toxicant exposure among young waterpipe smokers in the USA. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 Jun;28(21):26677-26683. doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-12520-w.

Kalan ME, Bursac Z, Bahelah R, Jebai R, Osibogun O, …, Ben-Taleb Z. Nicotine-naïve Adolescents Who Live with Tobacco Products Users, 2018 Florida Youth Tobacco Survey. Journal of Addictive Diseases. 2020;1-7. doi: 10.1080/10550887.2020.1856299

Osibogun O, Odukoya OO, Odusolu YO, Osibogun AO. Knowledge and risk perception of e-cigarettes and hookah among youth in Lagos State, Nigeria: An exploratory study. Niger Post Med J. 2020;27:384-394. doi: 10.4103/npmj.npmj_261_20

Ogunmoroti O, Osibogun O,* McClleland RL, Lazo M, Mathews L, Okunrintemi V, Oni E, Burke G, Michos ED. Association Between Alcohol Types and Ideal Cardiovascular Health Among Adults From the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 Jan 1;218:108358. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108358.

Osibogun O, Bursac Z, McKee M, Li T, Maziak W. Cessation outcomes in adult dual users of e-cigarettes and cigarettes: the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health cohort study, USA, 2013-2016. Int J Public Health. 2020. doi: 10.1007/s00038-020-01436-w

Vargas M, Ebrahimi Kalan M, Ward-Peterson M, Osibogun O…, Maziak W. Effect of flavour manipulation on ENDS (JUUL) users’ experiences, puffing behavior and nicotine exposure among US college students. Tob Control doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2019-055551

Osibogun O, Bursac Z, Maziak W. E-cigarette use and regular cigarette smoking among youth: Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study (2013-2016). Am J Prev Med. 2020 May;58(5):657-665. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2020.01.003.

Osibogun O, Ogunmoroti O, Tibuakuu M, Benson EM, Michos ED. Sex differences in the association between ideal cardiovascular health and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. BMJ Open. 2019; 9(11):e031414

Osibogun O, Ogunmoroti O, Spatz ES, Fashanu OE, Michos ED. Examining the Association of Ideal Cardiovascular Health with Resting Heart Rate in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis: A Cross-Sectional Study. Prev Med. 2020; 130:105890. Doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.105890.

Osibogun O, Ogunmoroti O, Michos ED. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Cardiometabolic Risk: Opportunities for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2019 Sep 4. pii: S1050-1738(19)30128-8. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2019.08.010.

Maziak W, Osibogun O, Asfar T. Waterpipe smoking: The pressing need for risk communication. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2019;13(11):1109-1119. doi: 10.1080/17476348.2019.1668271

Maziak W, Ben Taleb Z, Ebrahimi KM, Ward-Peterson M, Bursac Z, Osibogun O, Eissenberg T. Effect of flavor manipulation on low and high-frequency waterpipe users’ puff topography, toxicant exposures and subjective experiences. Tob Control. Tobaccocontrol-2019-055040. Doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-20190955040

Ogunmoroti O, Osibogun O,* Kolade O, Ying W, Sharma G, Vaidya D, Michos ED. Multiparity is associated with poorer cardiovascular health: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019;2211:631.e1-631.e16. doi: 10.1016/j/ajog.2019.07.001