Dr. Adetola Grillo

Dr. Adetola Grillo photo
Post-Doctoral Fellow / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - School of Social Work - Social Work
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Adetola Grillo is a Postdoctoral Fellow working with Dr. Mary Pat Sullivan on the Rare Dementia Support Impact Study, a collaboration between University College London (UCL), Nipissing University and Bangor University, led by Professor Sebastian Crutch from the Dementia Research Centre, UCL.
She worked for several years as an administrator in a law firm in Lagos, Nigeria where she gained extensive experience in administration and project management. She also worked as Data Officer with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) on its Lagos HIV/AIDS project; in this capacity she engaged in data management, monitoring/evaluation and research. She gained her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology in 2016 and has been involved in training healthcare workers who work with victims of trauma in Northern Nigeria.
PhD Clinical Psychology, Redeemer’s University, Nigeria
MSc International Health & Management, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
BSc Psychology, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Dementia, Ageing, Social determinants of health, Mental health law


Grillo, A.G., & Akinnawo, E.O. Influence of family functioning on the psychological health of students in a secondary school in Lagos State. Nigerian Psychological Research, 2, 206-214

Greig, J.E., du Cros, P.A., Mills, C., Ugwoeruchukwu, W., Etsetowaghan, A., Grillo, A., et al. Predictors of raused viral load during antiretroviral therapy inpatients with and without prior antiretroviral use: A cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE 8(8): e71407. Doi:10.137/journal.pone.0071507