Ozioma Okonkwo

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Principle Investigator

Email: ozioma@medicine.wisc.edu

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Dr. Okonkwo is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology.  He received his PhD at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed his postdoctoral training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  He has been a member of UW-Madison research since 2012.  Dr. Okonkwo’s research focuses on clarifying how alterations in the brain and other biomolecules  place some cognitively-normal individuals on a pernicious trajectory that culminates in probable Alzheimer’s disease. In this context, Dr Okonkwo is also interested in discovering new knowledge concerning the modulation of the link between brain changes and cognitive decline by both modifiable and non-modifiable factors.