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Akinkunle Owoso, MD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Adult Psychiatry

Board Certifications


Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Adult Psychiatry, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Psycho-Oncology

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research



Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health

4901 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Office Phone: (314) 286-1700
Fax: (314) 747-4995



Research Fellowship: Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2014
Residency: Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2011
Medical Degree: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 2007
Bachelor of Science: Zoology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 2003
Bachelor of Arts: Philosophy, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 2003

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Owoso A, Jansen S, Ndetei DM, Musau A, Mutiso VN, Mudenge C, Ngirababyeyi A, Gasovya A, Mamah D, (2018 Apr). A comparative study of psychotic and affective symptoms in Rwandan and Kenyan students. Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 27(2): 157-168.  

Mamah D, Owoso A, Sheffield JM, Bayer C (2014 Oct). The WERCAP Screen and the WERC Stress Screen: psychometrics of self-rated instruments for assessing bipolar and psychotic disorder risk and perceived stress burden. Compr Psychiatry. 55(7): 1757-71.  

Owoso A, Ndetei DM, Mbwayo AW, Mutiso VN, Khasakhala LI, Mamah D (2014 Feb). Validation of a modified version of the PRIME screen for psychosis-risk symptoms in a non-clinical Kenyan youth sample. Compr Psychiatry. 55(2): 380-7.  

Owoso A, Carter CS, Gold JM, Macdonald AW, Ragland JD, Silverstein SM, Strauss ME, Barch DM (2013 Dec). Cognition in schizophrenia and schizo-affective disorder: impairments that are more similar than different. Psychol Med. 43(12): 2535-45.  

Mamah D, Owoso A, Mbwayo AW, Mutiso VN, Muriungi SK, Khasakhala LI, Barch DM, Ndetei DM (2013 Jun). Classes of psychotic experiences in Kenyan children and adolescents. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. 44(3): 452-9.  

Thirumangalakudi L, Samany PG, Owoso A, Wiskar B, Grammas P (2006 Sep). Angiogenic proteins are expressed by brain blood vessels in Alzheimer's disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 10(1): 111-8.  

Areas of Research Interest

Schizophrenia spectrum disorders, psychosis risk, general medicine-psychiatry interface