Motolani Ogunsanya, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacy: Clinical and Administrative Sciences

Phone (405) 271-6878 x 47281

Fax (405) 271-6430

Office CPB 237



Patient-reported outcomes (PROs), quality of life (QoL), psychometrics (instrument development and validation), health behavior change, health disparities, cancer disparities and outcomes, health utilization.

Languages: English, Yoruba, Korean (Intermediate), French (Elementary)


Dr. Ogunsanya's research focuses on health economics and outcomes research using mixed methodologies. Her research interests primarily involve understanding health behaviors among underserved, minority groups and the use of patient-reported outcomes to capture disease burden in patients with rare diseases, cancer, and other disease conditions. Additional research interests include examining QoL through theoretical frameworks and large-scale retrospective database analyses.

Education & Experience

Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice)

The University of Texas, Austin, TX


Master of Science (MSc.) in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice)

The University of Texas, Austin, TX



University of Lagos, Nigeria


Service & Leadership

Professional Memberships

International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE)

The University of Texas Student Chapter, 2011-2016


International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research

(ISPOR), 2011-present


Rho Chi Honor Society

Member, 2012-present

American Pharmacists Association

Member, 2015-present

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

Member, 2016-present

Harold Hamm Diabetes Center

Member, 2017-present

Community Involvement

Toastmasters International


Publications & Presentations

1 2 3 > >>
  • Ogunsanya M E, Nduaguba O S, Brown C M. Incremental Healthcare Expenditures Associated with Depression among Individuals with Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus . Lupus. 2018
  • Ogunsanya M E, Brown C M, Lin D, Imarhia F, Maxey C, Chong B F. Understanding the Disease Burden and Unmet Needs among Patients with Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CLE): A Qualitative Study. International Journal of Women’s Dermatology. 2018
  • Ogunsanya M E, Bamgbade B, Thach A V, Sudhapalli P, Rascati K. Determinants of Health-Related Quality of Life in International Graduate Students`. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2017
  • Ogunsanya M E, Brown C M, Hudson A D, Hynan L S, Chong B F. Development of a Disease-specific Quality of Life (QoL) Measure for Patients with Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus: A Pilot Study. International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) 24th Annual Conference. In Press
  • Ogunsanya M E, Teske N, Cardon Z, Li X, Adams-Huet B, Chong B F. Predictors of Low Quality of Life in Discoid Lupus Patients. British Journal of Dermatology . 2017; 177 : e147-e149
  • 1 2 3 > >>