Susan Adeniyi-Jones

Susan Adeniyi-Jones joined The Redeemer in 2004 after being invited to attend the 9 a.m. service by the late Reverend Stephen Billings. She served as an adult mentor to the Redeemer Youth Group for 2 years, and is a long-standing member of the African Children’s Mission Committee. In 2016, Susan served as a lay delegate to the Pennsylvania Diocesan Convention for the election and installation of Bishop Gutierrez. Educated in Nigeria and at the University of Birmingham, England, Susan came to the U.S. after being awarded a medical staff fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. She is a neonatologist with Nemours DuPont at Jefferson, an associate professor, and long term faculty member of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Earlier in her career, Susan was at the forefront of the development and treatment of premature babies with lung surfactant, working under the mentorship of Dr. Ted Egan. She established the first neonatal brain cooling hypothermia program in the tri-state region to prevent permanent brain damage from birth asphyxia in babies. She also specializes in the care and detox of babies born to mothers with opioid addiction. A long line of Christian doctors include her paternal grandfather and grandmother, founding members of Christ Church Anglican Cathedral in Lagos, Nigeria. She lives in Wynnewood with her husband, Abraham Munabi, MD. They have two adult children, Tunji (St. Paul’s School, SPS ’05; Stanford ’10) and Naikhoba (SPS ’06, Stanford ’10, Columbia Med ’15). She enjoys gardening, doing crosswords, the theatre, and traveling. A long-standing desire is to visit the Galapagos Islands.

Last Published: March 7, 2018 11:53 AM