Dr. Tinuola Gunwa

CAMHS Run Through Trainee
@ Dorset University NHS Trust/West London NHS Trust

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  • Bio

My name is Tinuola Gunwa. I am a doctor currently in a CAMHS run-through psychiatry training post.
I was born in Lagos Nigeria and immigrated to Dublin, Ireland at age 13 as an unaccompanied minor asylum seeker.
I attended St. Lawrence College Loughlinstown where I did my Irish Leaving Certificate and proceeded to Trinity College Dublin where I studied and graduated with a BSc Nursing degree. I went ahead to study medicine in All Saints University School of Medicine, Dominica; of which I spent two years in Chicago undertaking my clinical rotations before obtaining my MD in 2014.
My passion for Psychiatry and Clinical Education led me to further pursue a MSc in Psychiatry and a PGCert in Clinical Education. I am extremely passionate about the wellbeing of asylum seekers having walked in their shoes- I did my MSc Psychiatry dissertation on the ‘mental health needs of unaccompanied minors asylum seekers in the UK’
I am currently taking a break from my training to look after my family- I am an ardent advocate of a good work and family life balance.

  • My Upcoming Events

  • Supporting Refugees and Asylum Seekers

    • 06-07-2022
    • 08:45 - 16:00
    • Manchester Hall