Ade Olomu, MD, MS

Ade  Olomu, MD, MS
  • Interim Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
  • Department of Medicine
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine


Ade Olomu, MD, MS, FMCP, FACP, is the chair of Association of Chiefs and Leaders of General Internal Medicine (ACLGIM) Unified Leadership Training in Diversity (UNLTD), and an alum of the prestigious Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM), Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Olomu is a health services researcher, her research interest is focused on Behavioral Interventions and Implementation Research. Her research goal is to develop and test innovative interventions that incorporate evidence-based behavioral theories to help adults prevent and manage chronic diseases. Dr. Olomu has successfully led a multidisciplinary research group at MSU, and her research team has collectively secured over $20 million in research funding. She is the PI of the NIH, NHLBI funded Office-Guideline Applied to Practice (Office-GAP) IMPACT Program, designed to decrease cardiovascular risk of minority and low-income populations, in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in Michigan. 
Dr. Olomu is nationally and internationally recognized for her scholarly activities and won multiple local, national, and international awards, including the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua), Peter Reizenstein Award for Best Paper Published in 2014 in the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Michigan State University William J.B Award, the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), Herbert W. Nickens Award, 2023 for exceptional commitment to cultural diversity in medicine and improving minority health, and the American Medical Association Women Physicians Section 2023 Inspiration Award Honoree, for sharing wisdom, expertise, and passion for medicine to inspire other physicians.  Dr. Olomu has published multiple articles in peer reviewed journals that include, New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Circulation, American Heart Journal, Am J Managed Care, and J Gen Int Med. She serves as an associate editor for American Heart Journal Plus. Dr. Olomu served as a member of the College of Human Medicine Strategic Planning Committee.
Dr. Olomu received her medical degree from University of Benin in Nigeria as well as a Master of Science degree and a Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Michigan State University. She completed an internal medicine residency and internship at Michigan State University Associated Hospitals. Dr. Olomu is married to Dr. Nicholas Olomu, professor of neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, and program director of the MSU-Sparrow Neonatology Fellowship Program. They are blessed with five sons, and many grandchildren. One of their sons, Dr. Eghosa Olomu, is a radiologist with Lansing Radiology Associates and chair of Radiology at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing. In her free time, Dr. Olomu likes to travel, read, and dance to gospel music.