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Ighovwerha Ofotokun, MD

Ighovwerha Ofotokun, MD

Emory University School of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

69 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive
Atlanta, GA 30303

Member Since: 2008

Member Status: Fellow


Staff physician at Grady Memorial Hospital and provide clinical for women living with HIV infection



Clinical Interest(s)

Research Interest(s)

  • clinical/translational work in women’s health in the setting of HIV/AIDS
  • antiretroviral clinical pharmacology
  • long-term (bone) complications of HIV disease management

Current / Former SSCI Roles

Nominating Committee member

About Ighovwerha Ofotokun, MD

Dr. Ofotokun career is devoted to the care for women living with HIV/AIDS, conducting translational research in HIV/AIDS, and the training and mentoring of the next generation of clinician scientists. Specifically, his research focuses on antiretroviral clinical pharmacology and long-term complications of HIV disease management among HIV-infected women. His work is well supported by extramural funding and he is the co-PI of NIH funded Atlanta Women’s Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) and Program Director for the Emory Building Interdisciplinary Research Career in Women’s Health. Till date, Dr. Ofotokun has served as a mentor for over 20 early career investigators including post-doctorate fellows and junior faculty, majority of who have remained in academic medicine and have received major career awards, including NIH funding. 


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