The MCNY Community congratulates Dr. Michael O. Akintayo!
His unwavering commitment to public service and community engagement earned him the prestigious United States Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award in 2022 and the 2023 US Presidential Volunteer Service Award Medallion. In a world where selfless dedication often goes unnoticed, Dr. Akintayo inspires us. His impact reaches far and wide, touching the lives of individuals and communities nationwide.
About Dr. Michael O. Akintayo
Dr. Michael Akintayo, a distinguished academic and healthcare professional, holds multiple degrees, including a Ph.D. from Capella University, USA, and a recent Doctorate in Healthcare Administration from the Virginia University of Lynchburg. As Chief Editor of the International Journal of Women’s Gender and Issues, he contributes significantly to advancing research. Dr. Akintayo is also an adjunct professor at Metropolitan College of New York and an online faculty member at Abilene Christian University Dallas.
With 22 years of experience at the New York City Department of Health and Hygiene, he serves as the Coordinator for the TST Employee Surveillance Unit and the Respirator Infection Program. Beyond his professional roles, Dr. Akintayo received the United States Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award in 2022 and the US Presidential Volunteer Service Award Medallion in 2023 for his dedication to public service.
Dr. Akintayo’s leadership extends to various organizations, including Vice President of the Institute for Peace and Leadership, Inc., and Executive Director of MAICO New York Inc. He also plays a significant role in the community as the Church Secretary and Associate Pastor at Christ Apostolic Church in Brooklyn. As a licensed chaplain and ambassador of hope, he received the Outstanding Citizenship Hall of Fame Award in 2023 from Making the Impossible Possible Inc. (MIPO Inc.), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the quality of life of immigrant youth and their families residing in the New York metropolitan area through a variety of activities.
Dr. Michael Akintayo’s diverse achievements showcase his commitment to education, community development, leadership, and faith-based initiatives, making him an inspiring figure globally.