Mildred is currently a Research Fellow in the Department of Health Sciences. She has a background in geography, completing her undergraduate degree in geography and regional planning. She then trained in Geographical Information Systems.
Mildred completed her PhD in Human Geography in 2019 in the Department of Geography at Durham University. Her PhD was sponsored by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission in the UK. Her research project focused on child health inequalities at different spatial scales in Nigeria.
Mildred started her teachng career at the Federal University of Technology, Minna. She later joined the University of Benin as a member of academic staff.
Mildred has a strong interest in global health inequalities. As a Human Geographer, she is particularly interested in mixed-methods research for understanding the multiple pathways creating health inequalities in deprived multi-ethnic populations.