Ida T. Fonkoue, M.D., Ph.D., MSCR

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Dr. Ida-Arlaine Fonkoue has joined the Physical Therapy Division as an Assistant Professor on the Tenure Track with a research focus. She received her medical degree at the University of Yaoundé Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Yaoundé, Cameroon. She went on to complete a PhD in Biological Sciences at Michigan Technological University in Houghton. Dr. Fonkoue also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine. 

She subsequently completed a Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) at Emory University's Laney Graduate School in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Fonkoue's academic training and research experience have provided her with an excellent background in both clinical medicine and basic integrative physiology. While she practiced as a physician in Cameroon, she currently works as a translational researcher. Specifically, she is establishing a scientific niche focused on distinct neurocirculatory and hormonal mechanisms linking trauma and cardiovascular disease risk in women.

In her free time, Dr. Fonkoue enjoys spending time with her family, dancing, and being outdoors.

Dr. Ida Fonkoue