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Ighovwerha Ofotokun, MD, Infectious Disease, Atlanta, GA, Grady Memorial Hospital

IghovwerhaOfotokunMDMSc

Infectious Disease Atlanta, GA

HIV/AIDS Medicine

Professor, Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Emory University
    Emory UniversityM.Sc., 2003 - 2005
  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemFellowship, Infectious Disease, 1999 - 2001
  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemResidency, Internal Medicine, 1995 - 1998
  • University of Benin  Faculty of Medicine
    University of Benin Faculty of MedicineClass of 1990
  • University of Ibadan
    University of IbadanB.Sc., Pharmacology, 1980 - 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2003 - 2023
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2001 - 2015
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 1998 - 2002
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow Emory Global Health Institute, 2014
  • Department of Medicine Shanthi V. Sitaraman Silver Pear Mentorship Award 2014
  • National Research Award HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), 2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Longitudinal Associations Between Food Insecurity and Substance Use in a Cohort of Women with or at Risk for HIV in the United States  
    Daniel Merenstein, Ighovwerha Ofotokun, Sheri D Weiser, Adaora A Adimora, Addiction
  • Food Insecurity, Internalized Stigma, and Depressive Symptoms Among Women Living with HIV in the United States  
    Adaora A Adimora, Sheri D Weiser, Daniel Merenstein, Mardge H Cohen, Ighovwerha Ofotokun, Phyllis C Tien, AIDS and Behavior
  • HIV Transmission Risk Behavior in a Cohort of HIV-infected TreatmentNaïve Men and Women in the United States  
    Landovitz RJ, Tran TT, Cohn SE, Ofotokun I, Godfrey C, Kuritzkes DR, Lennox JL, Currier JS, Ribaudo HJ, AIDS Behav, 1/16/2016
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • The female genital tract microbiome is associated with vaginal antiretroviral drug concentrations in HIV-infected women on antiretroviral therapy.
    Donahue Carlson R, Sheth AN, Read T, Frisch M, Mehta C, Martin A, Evans-Strickfaden T, Haaland RE, Pau C, Kraft C, Hart CE, Ofotokun I, 21st International AIDS Conference, Durban, South Africa, 1/18/2016
  • Trends and predictors of pregnancy and abortion rates among HIV infected and uninfected women enrolled in Women’s Interagency HIV study (WIHS): 1994-2012.
    Haddad LB, Wall K, C. Christina Mehta CC, Elizabeth Golub E, Rahangdale L, Kempf M, Karim R, Wright R, Minkoff H, Cohen M, Kassaye S, Cohan D, Ofotokun I, Cohn SE, 21st International AIDS Conference, Durban, South Africa, 1/18/2016
  • Contribution of T cells to RANKL/OPG imbalance and bone loss in HIV infection.
    Titanji K, Vunnava A, Sheth AN, Lahiri CD, Lennox JL, Foster A, Weitzmann MN, Ofotokun I, 21st International AIDS Conference, Durban, South Africa, 1/18/2016
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Lectures

  • Chronic HIV infection and end-organ Health 
    NIH, Bethesda, MD - 1/17/2016
  • Immune dysregulation – a driving force behind HIV associated bone loss. 
    University of North Carolina - 1/1/2016
  • Ebola virus disease 
    Abuja, Nigeria - 1/1/2014
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Other

  • 2002-2003 Empiric Antimicrobial Therapy Manual 
    Ofotokun I
    University of Kentucky Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations