Akin is a co-Founder, Director and a member of the Board of Trustees of TRoHG. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Benin, Nigeria. He received Masters in Public Health from the Morgan State University Public Health, and a Post-Doctoral research training at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Following the post-doctoral research training, Dr. Ojumu joined the Faculty of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as a Research Associate at the Institute for Vaccine Safety, Disease Prevention and Control, Department of International Health. At the Institute he served as the Program Manager for the Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment Program working on vaccine safety trials. He is currently with the National Institutes of Health. His area of specialty is in HIV/AIDS.