The Brave Heart – Dr. (Mrs.) Isioma Okobah is a broad certified attending physician in Family Medicine in the United States of America. She is an adjunct faculty member of the department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, where she is actively involved in medical school education. Dr. Okobah also precepts first year medical students in fundamentals of Medicine at Moorhouse School of Medicine.
Dr. Isioma Okobah graduated from College of Medicine, University of Benin in 1990. She did her National Youth Service at Military Hospital, Yaba Lagos. Dr. Okobah worked in private hospitals in Lagos until 2000 when she proceeded to the United States to pursue a Masters degree in Public Health. She obtained her MPH from the prestigious Rollins School Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
In 2002, Dr. Okobah decided to specialize in Family and Preventive Medicine. She completed her Family Residency training at the Emory Family Medicine programme, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States of America. Upon completion of her residency training in 2005, Dr. Okobah started her Family Medicine practice in Lithonia, Georgia. Dr. Okobah has hospital privileges at the Emory Crawford Long Hospital, Dekalb Medical Center where she is actively involved in patient care and management.
Dr. Okobah has a passion for etiology, prevention and management of Diabetes Mellitus. Dr. Okobah’s clinical research interest is with Diabetes Mellitus working with pharmaceutical companies in the United States with regards to etiology, prevention and management of Diabetes Mellitus. Dr. Okobah is a member of the American Academy of Family Physician Atlanta and Georgia Academy of Family Physician.
Dr. (Mrs.) Okobah is married with three children.