Missouri State University

Akinniran Oladehin, PT, PhD





Dr. Akinniran Oladehin received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. He then migrated to New York, and earned his post-professional Master of Physical Therapy from Long  Island University, Brooklyn Center in New York. In 1977, Akin was awarded a scholarship to attend Long Island University, and subsequently completed his Ph.D. in Physical Therapy at New York University.


Dr. Oladehin was a professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Tennesse Health Sciences Center for 19 years. Additionally, he spent three years on the physical therapy faculty at Wayne State University and was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Mississippi for one year. Dr. Oladehin accepted the position of Department Head at Missouri State University in the Fall of 2006 and served in this capacity until Fall 2012. His previous teaching responsibilities included courses in developmental biomechanics, kinesiology, research methods and design, clinical procedures, and physical evaluation.