Dr Olalekan Lee Aiyegbusi MBChB, PhD

Dr Olalekan Lee Aiyegbusi

Institute of Applied Health Research
Associate Professor

Contact details

Centre for Patient-Reported Outcome Research (CPROR)
Murray Learning Centre
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Lee is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Patient-Reported Outcome Research (CPROR), University of Birmingham, UK. 

He is also one of the Deputy Directors at CPROR and a co-Lead for the PRO theme, MRC-NIHR Trial Methodology Research Partnership (TMRP) Outcomes working group.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Birmingham, 2019 
  • Masters in Public Health (MPH), University of Birmingham, 2014
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA), University of Cardiff, 2009
  • Medicine (MBChB), Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, 2007


Lee is actively involved in teaching, delivering lectures and contributing as co-module lead for the MSc Clinical Trials.

He also takes small group tutorials for the MBChB programme.

Other activities


Recent publications


Litchfield, I, Calvert, MJ, Kinsella, F, Sungum, N & Aiyegbusi, OL 2023, '"I just wanted to speak to someone - and there was no one...”: using Burden of Treatment Theory to understand the impact of a novel ATMP on early recipients', Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, vol. 18, no. 1, 86. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13023-023-02680-y

Turner, G, McMullan, C, Aiyegbusi, OL, Hughes, S, Walker, A, Jeyes, F, Adler, Y, Chong, A, Buckland, L, Stanton, DE, Davies, EH, Haroon, S & Calvert, M 2023, 'Co-production of a feasibility trial of pacing interventions for Long COVID', Research Involvement & Engagement, vol. 9, no. 1, 18. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-023-00429-2

Aiyegbusi, OL, Davies, EH, Myles, PR, Williams, T, Frost, C, Haroon, S, Hughes, S, Wilson, R, McMullan, C, Subramanian, A, Nirantharakumar, K & Calvert, M 2023, 'Digitally enabled decentralised research: opportunities to improve the efficiency of clinical trials and observational studies', BMJ evidence-based medicine. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjebm-2023-112253

Panthagani, J, O’Donovan, C, Aiyegbusi, OL, Liu, X, Bayliss, S, Calvert, M, Pesudovs, K, Denniston, A, Moore, D & Braithwaite, T 2023, 'Evaluating patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for future clinical trials in adult patients with optic neuritis', Eye. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41433-023-02478-z

Maes, D, McMullan, C, Ford, S, Wilson, R, Oppong, R & Aiyegbusi, OL 2023, 'Experiences of patients and their relatives of postoperative radiological surveillance and surveillance intensity following primary resection of a soft tissue sarcoma and its impact on their quality of life: a systematic review protocol', BMJ open, vol. 13, no. 5, e070327. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-070327

Anderson, N, Kyte, D, McMullan, C, Cockwell, P, Aiyegbusi, OL, Verdi, R & Calvert, M 2023, 'Global Use of Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome Systems in Nephrology: A Mixed Methods Study', BMJ open. <https://bmjopen.bmj.com/>

Anderson, N, Cockwell, P, Aiyegbusi, OL & Calvert, M 2023, 'Green Nephrology: the role of telemedicine and electronic patient reported outcomes', Journal of Kidney Care. https://doi.org/10.12968/jokc.2023.8.2.77

Chandan, J, Brown, K, Simms-Williams, N, Bashir, NZ, Camaradou, J, Heining, D, Turner, G, Cruz Rivera, S, Hotham, R, Minhas, S, Nirantharakumar, K, Sivan, M, Khunti, K, Raindi, D, Marwaha, S, Hughes, S, McMullan, C, Marshall, T, Calvert, M, Haroon, S & Aiyegbusi, OL 2023, 'Non-pharmacological therapies for post-viral syndromes, including Long COVID: a systematic review', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 20, no. 4, 3477. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20043477

SISAQOL-IMI Consortium 2023, 'Setting International Standards in Analyzing PatientReported Outcomes and Quality of Life Endpoints in Cancer Clinical Trials-Innovative Medicines Initiative (SISAQOL-IMI): stakeholder views, objectives, and procedures', The Lancet Oncology, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. e270-e283. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(23)00157-2

McMullan, C, Hughes, S, Aiyegbusi, OL & Calvert, M 2023, 'Usability testing of an electronic patient-reported outcome system linked to an electronic chemotherapy prescribing and patient management system for patients with cancer', Heliyon. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e16453


Routen, A, O'Mahoney, LL, Aiyegbusi, OL, Alder , Y, Banerjee, A, Buckland, L, Brightling, CE, Calvert, M, Camaradou, J, Chaturvedi, N, Chong, A, Dalrymple, E, Eggo, RM, Elliott, P, Evans, RA, Gibson, A, Haroon, S, Herrett, E, Houchen-Wolloff, L, Hughes, S, Jeyes, F, Matthews, K, McMullan, C, Morley, J, Shafran, R, Smith, N, Stanton, DE, Stephenson, T, Sterne, JAC, Turner, G, Ward, H & Khunti, K 2023, 'Patient and public involvement within epidemiological studies of Long Covid in the United Kingdom', Nature Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-023-02251-5

Aiyegbusi, OL, Cruz Rivera, S, Oliver, K, Manna, E, Collis, P, King-Kallimanis, BL, Bhatnagar, V, Herold, R, Hopkins, J, Campbell, L, Croker, A, Leach, M & Calvert, M 2023, 'The opportunity for greater patient and public involvement and engagement in drug development and regulation', Nature reviews. Drug discovery, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 337-338. https://doi.org/10.1038/d41573-023-00031-x

Other report

Shaw, K, Aiyegbusi, OL, Ansell, J, Borrow, P, Calvert, M, Chakera, E, Chakraverty, R, Chatterley, M, Davies, J, Denniston, A, Howard, M, Lewis, M, Mosey, C, Pyatt, L, Raghava, N, Richardson-Abraham, J & Wilkinson, A 2023, Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Delivery Plan, 2022-2027. University of Birmingham. https://doi.org/10.48352/uobxbtru.0001

Review article

Aiyegbusi, OL, Hughes, S, Peipert, JD, Schougaard, L, Wilson, R & Calvert, M 2023, 'Reducing the pressures of outpatient care: the potential role of patient-reported outcomes', Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, vol. 116, no. 2, pp. 44-64. https://doi.org/10.1177/01410768231152222

SISAQOL-IMI Work Package 3, Calvert, M, Cruz Rivera, S & Aiyegbusi, OL 2023, 'Single-arm studies involving patient-reported outcome data in oncology: a literature review on current practice', The Lancet Oncology, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. e197-e206. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(23)00110-9

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