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O. Michael Bubu, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., C.P.H.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Applied Health Science

On Faculty since 2016



University of South Florida Tampa, FL
Ph.D., Epidemiology (Public Health), 2017

Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, GA
M.P.H., Public Health Concentration: Health Policy and Management, 2011

University of Benin
M.D., Medicine and Surgery, 2006

Abeokuta Continuing Education Center, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria
Diploma, Data analysis and Processing, 1999

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Sleep
  • American Public Health Association
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART)
  • Nigerian Medical Association

Objectively Measured Obstructive Sleep Apnea And The Risk Of Incident Alzheimer's Disease: A Longitudinal Analysis Of Older Adults Who Underwent Sleep Study At Tampa General Hospital
Associated Professional Sleep Societies (SLEEP 2016), Denver, CO, 2016

Sleep problems and disorders and the risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease: A meta-analytic approach
29th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (SLEEP 2015), Seattle, WA, 2015

Hospital Variation in Primary Cesarean Rates Among Low Risk Women In Florida: Contribution of Individual and Hospital Factors
Oral presentation at USF Perinatal Research Seminar, University of South Florida

Nodding Syndrome in Northern Uganda: An exploratory study of risk factors
Oral presentation at Nodding Syndrome International Conference. Bomah Hotel, Gulu, Uganda

Manuscripts in Review

Bubu OM, Womack LS, Umasabor-Bubu OQ, Mbah A. Duration of Widowhood and Life Satisfaction in Elderly Hispanics: Findings from the Hispanic Established Populations for the Epidemiologic Study of the Elderly. Submitted to "Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health"

Manuscripts in Progress

Bubu OM, Sharma RA, Pirraglia E, Elsamadouny A, Buj M, Yau PL, Mosconi L, , Glodzik L, de Leon MJ, Osorio RS. Biomarkers of Alzheimer Disease (AD) in Elderly with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), a two cohort study. (In preparation)

Bubu OM, Osorio R, Jean Louis G, Mortimer J, Umasabor-Bubu OQ, Borenstein AR, de Leon M; Sleep Disordered Breathing, CSF P-Tau, Hippocampal Atrophy and β-Amyloid Deposition in Mild Cognitive Impairment Patients. (In preparation)

Bubu O. M., Mbah, A.; State level determinants of Poor Health in the United States: Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance Study. (In preparation)

Bubu OM, Mukhtar F, Womack LS et al, Prevalence and Incidence of Sleep Complaints in Hispanics vs. non-Hispanics and the role of birth place: Findings from the Health and Retirement Study. (Under revision)

Sleep, Cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Sleep
Bubu OM, Brannick M, Mortimer J, Umasabor-Bubu O, Sebastião YV, Wen Y, Schwartz S, Borenstein AR, Wu Y, Morgan D, Anderson WM, 2016

Hospital Variation in Cesarean Rates: Contribution of individual and Hospital Factors in Florida, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sebastiao YV, Womack L, Varnes CA, Louis JM, Olaoye F, Caragan T, Bubu OM, Detman LA, Curran JS, Sappenfield WM, 2015

Survival Predictors of Burkitt’s Lymphoma in Children, Adults and Elderly in the United States during 2000-2013, International Journal of Cancer
Fahad Mukhtar, Paolo Boffetta, Harvey A. Risch, Jong Y. Park, Omonigho M Bubu, Lindsay Womack, Thuan V. Tran, Janice C. Zgibor, Hung N. Luu, 2016