|Dr Mary Akinola (f)|
I qualified in 1988 from the University of Benin School of Medicine. After house jobs in Benin, I moved back to the UK. I completed my hospital training, initially working in Swindon, Banbury and Oxford.
I was part of the Banbury/Oxford vocational GP training scheme. I started my GP training at the Health Centre, Bicester and completed it at 19 Beaumont Street Surgery.
I have been a GP since 2000, working in various practices and then joined Kennington Health Centre in March 2002 as a partner. I’m now a partner at Botley Medical Centre and have been since July 2017.
I have been fortunate enough to maintain various interests throughout this time, involved initially in the Addictions Clinic in Oxford and Abingdon.
I have also worked in older adult psychiatry inpatients and in the memory clinic.
I now work 2 days a week in research, mainly dementia and other neurological diseases like Parkinsons and Huntington’s Disease.
I work 3 days a week in general practice; Tuesdays and Fridays at Kennington, Thursdays at Botley with a dedicated ‘research’ session.