Dr Alero Ann Roberts

Public Health Consultant LASUTH

Panelist

Dr Alero Ann Roberts

Public Health Consultant LASUTH

Dr Alero Ann Roberts, a graduate of the College of Medicine University of Lagos, started her professional medical career in private practice in 1985, rising from medical officer to hospital administrator of a private hospital in Lagos. After complaining constantly about the diminishing capacities of medical officers, she returned to academic life, completed her MPH in 2000, and joined the University of Lagos in the Department of Community Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Clinical Sciences.

She is presently a senior lecturer and consultant to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, involved in teaching, service delivery and research. Her areas of research have focused largely on child survival, childhood development and early infant and young child nutrition, and she coordinates the Research Methodology courses at under- and postgraduate level.

She is presently the 2nd Vice Chairman of the Association of Public Health Physicians, Lagos State Chapter, and the Vice President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa – a non-governmental organisation that works to improve maternal health. She is the Servicom Nodal Officer for the Lagos University Teaching Hospital which is concerned with ensuring the highest quality of service delivery for patients. She has been on the frontline of the Covid-19 response in Lagos State as a member of the Risk Communication Team and participating in health education press briefings.