Dr Olubiyi Adesina received his basic medical education from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria and qualified as a medical doctor close to two decades ago. He subsequently trained in Internal Medicine sub- specializing in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile Ife, obtaining the fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria in 2008. He also obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital Administration in the year 2016. Olubiyi is a passionate educator and contributes to diabetes care in Nigeria and Africa through several innovative approaches including electronic mails and a regular Diabetes Corner column in the ‘Sunday Sun’ Newspaper from February 2009 to March 2016. He is a member of several local and international organizations and in the last few years won a grant from the Society for Endocrinology (SfE) (UK) to undertake public education on thyroid disorders while he is also a 2015 beneficiary of a scholarship from the American Diabetes Association. He undertakes research and has a growing publication profile.
He joined Talabi Diabetes Centre in year 2010 as the Centre Coordinator.