Dr. Gift Madojemu, MD
Gift is a medical student at the University of Saskatchewan. She received her BSc. Biochemistry and Master of Public Health, from Benson Idahosa University, Nigeria and Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, respectively. Prior to medical school, Gift worked in Indigenous Health with Battle River Treaty 6 Health Centre, North Battleford, SK.
Her non-academic involvement within the university includes serving on different leadership positions such as president Canadian Alliance of Medical Students Against Human Trafficking; Student Medical Society of Saskatchewan, Regina-Saskatoon liaison; community outreach executive, Black Medical Students Association; and treasurer, Immigrant and Refugee health group. She also volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada; Hope Restored Canada; former president, Saskatchewan Coalition for Tobacco Reduction, among other community involvement.
Her core areas of interest in the field of medicine are health advocacy, mental health and population/public health. She enjoys working primarily with youth, women, marginalized population groups and other demographics as required. Her work has spanned across commercial tobacco reduction, HIV/AIDS and adolescent reproductive health care, disease/injury prevention and other health promotion activities.
She brings her experience in health promotion and working with youth/other demographics to TAYFFI. Her knowledge, passion and energy make her an indefatigable team player and a gift to those she meets.