Bola Majekodunmi was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. She moved to the U.S. for greater academic and career opportunities. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health emphasis in Environment and Health from Northern Illinois University in 2006 and then later pursued and obtained her Master’s Degree of Occupational Therapy from Howard University in 2012.
Currently, Bola is a registered and licensed occupational Therapist practicing in the DC and Maryland area. Over the years, Bola had the opportunity to work in a wide variety of settings; community-based rehabilitation for adults and children with developmental disabilities and special needs, in patient acute rehab hospital, skilled nursing facility, long term care setting, pediatric outpatient, and school-based setting. Presently, she is the director of rehabilitation services with Triumph Therapeutics and a practicing clinician in numerous settings.
Bola has received advanced training in areas of fall prevention, physical agent modalities to treat musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions, advanced cardiac training working with patients with left ventricular assistive device (LVAD) s/p heart failure, home modifications, and aging in place. Bola is currently working towards obtaining her Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPs) certification to contribute to the growing needs of older adults, children and adults with disabilities which will allow them to age in place in their accessible homes rather than in a skilled nursing home or assisted living facility.
Bola has been an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and DC Board of Occupational Therapy since the beginning of her career as she strongly believes in continuous professional development, being a valued member in the OT community, and staying informed on important topics related to occupational therapy. Outside of work, Bola enjoys spending time with and catering to her family, friends and loved ones, traveling, watching movies, cooking, shopping, and learning new skills!