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Adebola Ilesanmi

Position: Assistant Director Department: University Wellness Center

Contact Info

Office: A.H. Ray Health Building Suite 244 Phone: 336-750-2893


Dr. Adebola (Bola) O. Ilesanmi, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, joined the WSSU Wellness Center's health services in February 2007 and serves as a Family Nurse Practitioner and the Student Health Services' Assistant Director. She has over 20 years of Nursing Career and15 years of Nurse Practitioner’s experience. Prior to joining the Wellness Center, she worked as an RN and Family Nurse Practitioner in a wide range of professional and clinical settings. She is a nursing and college first year experience instructor, a clinical nursing preceptor and mentor both in the hospitals and private practice settings. An American Red Cross Instructor, she also serves as the Wellness Center’s Infection Control and Risk Management Officer. She is a proud triple alumna of WSSU.


Research and Project Interests

  • Obesity and Cardiovascular diseases in young and older adults
  • Smoking cessation
  • Infection Control in College-Health Settings
  • Healthcare Quality Improvement and Risk Management


"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you"


Outside of professional life, she is a minister. She enjoys exercising, reading, cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.