Dr. Bolanle Adeyemi Ola is a Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Behavioural Medicine, Lagos State University College of Medicine and a Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist in the affiliated teaching hospital where he started and runs the first State owned Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. He is an Associate Editor of CAMH, responsible for the Short Research Articles section.
Dr. Ola’s key area of interest is in the psycho-socio-cultural aspects of children, adolescents, & adults. In the last decade, his focus of clinical research has been on the mental health needs of school-age children in developing countries including Nigeria and the psychosocial needs of children and adolescents in contact with the social-welfare and juvenile justice system. Dr. Ola has received Elsevier Reviewer Recognition Award several times and is one of the most cited psychiatrists in Nigeria and Africa with Google H-index and i10-index of 30 and 51 respectively and a Publons scorecard of 137 Web of Science (WOS) publications, WOS 2,087 citations, and WOS 115 Verified reviews.