Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan is a Professor of Paediatric Dentistry at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Nigeria. She holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Masters in Education. She also holds a Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons. She belongs to various professional associations, has bagged several travel scholarships, and has been a beneficiary of various research and national and international research grants. Professor Ukpong has served in various capacities in several national and internationally associations, committees and projects. She also serves as a peer reviewer and Editorial Board Member to 26 high impact factor health related journals. She is a member of multiple research groups, has authored 4 books, contributed 11 chapters to books and has over 210 manuscript publications to her credit.