Dr. Oyewumi is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and a Quality Improvement specialist. She worked as an Improvement Advisor at Health Quality Ontario (HQO) and the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto, Canada, supporting the IDEAS (Improving and Driving Excellence Across Sectors) program.
She graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University and is a Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons, as well as a Certified Professional in HealthCare Quality (CPHQ) from the American Healthcare Quality Board and a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. She is also an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School Senior Management Program.
Dr. Oyewumi was the first Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Head for the Hospitals, and her work culminated in Lagoon Hospitals being the first hospital to achieve the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation in sub-Saharan Africa in 2011.