Imo Ebong, MD

Personal Information
Cardiovascular Disease Fellow
Research project: Body Fat, Hormone Replacement Therapy Use and Incident of Type 2 Diabetes in Postmenopausal Women of the MESA Study
iebong@shc.arizona.edu

Research Project at University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center:

Body Fat, Hormone Replacement Therapy Use and Incident of Type 2 Diabetes in Postmenopausal Women of the MESA Study. Results: In middle-aged and older non-diabetic postmenopausal women, a current of past use of menopausal hormone therapy is independently associated with greater risks of incident diabetes.

Prior research:

Dr. Ebong was a research fellow and clinical instructor at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, from 2010-2012. There she studied cardiovascular epidemiology and performed quality of care and outcomes research in cardiovascular disease. She collaborated with other researchers in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Disease in Young Adults Study. She obtained a master's of science degree in Clinical Population and Translational Science from Wake Forest University in 2012.

Residency:

Internal medicine: Huron Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Health System (2005-2008)

Experience:

Dr. Ebong has worked in clinic and hospital settings at Loma Linda University Transplantation Institute, University of Southern California Los Angeles, Wake Forest University, Genesis Medical Center in Davenport, Iowa, and several hospitals and clinics in Nigeria.

 

 

Fellowship Years: 
2015 - 2018