Dr. Olutobi Sanuade



Dr. Sanuade is a Research Associate in the University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Population Health Sciences, Division of Health Systems Innovation and Research. His research focuses on implementation research to improve cardiovascular diseases’ prevention, management, and control and to advance health equity in minority populations. He is currently a co-investigator of the Community Intervention to Reduce CardiovascuLar Disease in Chicago (CIRCL-Chicago) Implementation Research Center, where he is on the implementation science subcommittee and contribute to qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods implementation research for the center. Relatedly, he has been active in other federally funded research projects, including the Hypertension Treatment in Nigeria (HTN) Program, which is a large-scale multi-level hypertension control program across 60 primary healthcare centers in the Federal Capital Territory in Nigeria and which has recruited close to 20,000 adults with hypertension. Through this project, he leads the analysis and writing of an embedded cluster randomized trial of blood pressure lowering strategies, as well as designing and leading the conduct of an interrupted time series study evaluating the effectiveness and implementation of home blood pressure monitoring and health coaching on blood pressure control.