Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Idowu ‘Idee’ is a first-generation Nigerian-American medical student. After earning her bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University, she worked as a community health worker in Baltimore, MD, which ignited her passion for medicine and led her to the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Currently, she serves as a LEAD Fellow at the Warren Alpert Medical School Office of Belonging, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (OBEDI), supporting
initiatives and programing for underrepresented medical students and the Providence community.
Her clinical interests are in pediatrics and dermatology, where she aims to positively impact the lives of young patients and their families. Idee is actively involved in various medical associations, including the American Medical Association, Society of Pediatric Dermatology, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Student National Medical Association, where she holds the role of treasurer for her regional chapter. Additionally, she is a member of the
leadership team at Skin of Color Community, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free, accessible dermatologic education to underserved communities.
Outside of her academic pursuits, Idee finds joy in photography, playing soccer, and spending time with her niece.