Ifeyinwa Asiodu

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family Health Care Nursing
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing

Ifeyinwa Asiodu, PhD, RN, IBCLC is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Health Care Nursing at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing. As a researcher, registered nurse, and lactation consultant, Ifeyinwa is extremely passionate about improving breastfeeding rates in the African American community.

The overall goal of Dr. Asiodu’s program of research is to reduce infant feeding disparities in the African American community while developing culturally appropriate, evidence based interventions geared toward empowering African American families to make healthier infant feeding choices. She is an active member of the California Breastfeeding Coalition and participates in various committees, community-based organizations, and national organizations aimed at achieving equity in breastfeeding and childbirth. Ifeyinwa received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern California and her Master’s and PhD from UCSF School of Nursing.