Dr. Patrick Ojo was born and brought up in Benin City , Nigeria , Africa . He attended Benin Baptist Model Primary School, Evboneka Grammar School (high school), and Eghosa Grammar School briefly for one year before proceeding to University of Ife, Ile-Ife, for a degree in chemistry. He taught briefly at Government Girl’s College Ngelzarma, Borno State, as Assistant Head of the Science Department, and Oghada Grammar School, Edo State, as Head of the Science Department before migrating to the United States in 1988. While in the U.S., he worked with New York City Department of Homeless Services as a caseworker; at the same time he attended New York City Technical College (to complete pre-pharmacy school requirements) and Long Island University, College of Pharmacy, Brooklyn, New York, for his first degree in pharmacy. He became a U.S. citizen in 1996. In 1997 he moved to Florida State for a professional pharmacy practice. He later enrolled in Nova Southeastern University , Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, and he graduated in 1999. He has practiced professional pharmacy in various settings: community (Winn-Dixie . Pharmacy), hospital (North Shore Hospital, Miami, etc.), closed (compounding prescription pharmacy), in a correctional facility (prison pharmacy), and/or institutional pharmacy.
Pharmacy Exploration in US and the World
The photos below showed the author in some schools of pharmacy in US and other parts of the world spreading message about pharmacy and exploring pharmacy: