February 25, 2024


Research Interests

I conduct quantitative and qualitative research with a focus on tobacco control; public health policy; and orofacial science. My current research focuses on exploring smoking cessation measures specifically for people with substance use problems.

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Jennifer Pearson, PhD.


  • Recipient, University of Nevada, Reno, Ozmen Institute for Global Studies Student Award 2022.
  • Recipient, Johns Hopkins Fast-forward Graduate Student Award 2019.
  • Recipient, Dr. Leroy E Burney Travel award Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2018.

Selected Publications

  • Erinoso O, Clegg Smith K, Iacobelli M, Saraf S, Welding K, Cohen JE. Global Review of Tobacco Product Flavour Policies. Tob Control 2020d;0:1–7. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2019-055454.
  • Erinoso O, Welding K, Smith KC, Cohen JE. Claims of Reduced Odor on Tobacco Packs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Nicotine Tob Res. 2022 Feb 1;24(2):275-279.
  • Erinoso O, Welding K, Cohen JE, Clegg Smith K. Cigarette Pack Structure Elements in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Tob Regul Sci 2021;7(1):76-86.
  • Erinoso O, Oyapero A, Amure M, Osoba M, Osibogun O, Wright K, Osibogun A. Electronic cigarette use among adolescents and young adults in Nigeria: Prevalence, associated factors and patterns of use. PLoS One. 2021 Oct 22;16(10):e0258850.
  • Erinoso O, Oyapero A, Osoba M, Amure M, Osibogun O, Wright K, Osibogun A. Association between anxiety, alcohol, poly-tobacco use and waterpipe smoking: A cross-sectional study in Lagos, Nigeria. Niger Postgrad Med J. 2021 Ap-Jun;28(2):117-125.
  • Cohen JE, Welding K, Erinoso O, Saraf S, Iacobelli M, Smith KC. The Flavor Train: The Nature and Extent of Flavored Cigarettes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 Oct 7;23(11):1936-1941.
  • Erinoso OA, Wright KO, Anya S, Bowale A, Adejumo O, Adesola S, et al. Clinical Characteristics, Predictors of Symptomatic Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Duration of Hospitalization in a Cohort of 632 Patients in Lagos State, Nigeria. Niger Postgrad Med J 2020;27:285-92.
  • Erinoso OA, Adejumo O, Fashina A, Falana A, Amure MT, Okediran O, Abdur-Razzaq H, Anya S, Wright K, Ola B. Effect of COVID-19 on Mental Health of Frontline Health Workers in Nigeria: A Preliminary Cross-Sectional Study. J. Psychosom. Res. 2020;110288.
  • Erinoso O, Wright K, Anya S, Kuyinu Y, Abdurrazzaq H, Adewuya A. Predictors of COVID-19 Information Sources and Their Perceived Accuracy in Nigeria: Online Cross-sectional Study. JMIR Public Health Surveill 2021a;7(1):e22273. doi: 10.2196/22273.
  • Osikomaiya B, Erinoso OA, Wright KO, Odusola OA, Thomas B, Adeyemi O, et al. ‘Long COVID’: Persistent COVID-19 Symptoms in Survivors Managed in Lagos State, Nigeria. BMC Infectious diseases 2021;21:304.
  • Ayodele AOS, Erinoso O, Odukoya O, Obigbesan K, Alli B, Castano B, Gbotolorun M. Do Health-Seeking Populations Know the Link Between Human Papillomavirus and Oropharyngeal Cancer? A Cross-sectional Study in a Nigerian Population. Int Q Community Health Educ 2021 March;0(0):1–8.
  • Adekunle AA, Egbunah UP, Erinoso OA, Adeyemo WL. Effectiveness of warm saline mouth bath in preventing alveolar osteitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2021 Oct;49(10):980-988.
  • Alli BY, Erinoso OA, Olawuyi AB. Effect of sodium lauryl sulfate on recurrent aphthous stomatitis: A systematic review. J Oral Pathol Med. 2019 May;48(5):358-364. doi: 10.1111/jop.12845.


2025 (Anticipated) Ph.D. in Public Health with specialization in Socio-behavioral Health

2022 Fellow, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, National Postgraduate Medical College, Nigeria.

2018 MPH, Johns Hopkins University

2010 B.D.S, University of Lagos

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