Dr. Olujimi A. Ajijola MD, PhD

Director, Clinical Autonomic Neuroscience Programs, UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, Neurocardiology Research Center

Olujimi Ajijola, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, and serves as the Director of the Neurocardiology Research Program of the UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, as well as Director of the ProSTAR-Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP). He is a practicing interventional cardiac electrophysiologist, and is recognized by the Southern California Super Doctors. 

Dr. Ajijola’s research career has been dedicated to basic/translational investigation into the neural mechanisms of cardiac dysfunction and ventricular arrhythmias. In addition to the NIH Director’s New Innovator award, he is also a recipient of the A. P. Giannini Foundation postdoctoral award, the Jeremiah Stamler Award, and a Young Physician Scientist Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). He is an alumnus of the New Voices program of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, and is known for his achievements in leadership, and outstanding teaching & mentorship.


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