Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas
Veronica Ajewole, PharmD, BCOP

Veronica Ajewole, PharmD, BCOP

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Texas Southern University

Dr. Ajewole serves as associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Texas Southern University (TSU) and as a Clinical Pharmacist and an adjunct assistant professor of Oncology at Houston Methodist Hospital. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from TSU and completed her oncology pharmacy residency at Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Ajewole is a Board-Certified Oncology Pharmacist with clinical practice in oral chemotherapy at Houston Methodist Hospital Cancer Center. 

Dr. Ajewole is the principal investigator and Program Director of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas-funded Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention Center at TSU. This program provides no-cost breast cancer screening and diagnostic services, patient navigation, and education for ethnic minority women.

She is the Founding Director of the National Institutes of Health-Research Centers in Minority Institutions Center for Biomedical and Minority Health Research—Community Engagement Core, the Founding Director of CDC/Houston Health Department-funded Advance Health Equity program, and the principal investigator of a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services-funded grant on prostate cancer in African American men.

Dr. Ajewole’s passion is anchored in advancing health equity among ethnic minority population as reflected in her dedication and service to her patients, students, community, and church. She enjoys serving and spending quality time with her husband and four wonderful children.

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