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Olu Jegede

Olu Jegede, MD

Internal Medicine


Dr. Olu Jegede joined Cone Health in July 2014 as the medical director of Cone Health Community Health and Wellness Center. In addition to his oversight at the center, he has been instrumental in establishing the Cone Health Transitional Care Clinic designed to manage patients’ medical needs within the first 30 days of discharge from the hospital. Olu Jegede holds a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and recently earned the Certified Physician Executive designation from the Certifying Commission in Medical Management.

Areas of Interest

He is a champion of delivering quality care and has a special interest in medical education and research. He is involved in an ongoing research partnership with North Carolina A&T University to identify a “biomarker for diabetic nephropathy among African American males”.



Medical School

Ahmadu Bello University College of Human Medicine


University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Health Care Administration


Hurley Medical Center

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Healthcare Executives

  • American Association for Physician Leadership

  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

  • The American Board of Pediatrics