Dolores B. Njoku, MD, Announced as AUA Secretary

Dolores B. Njoku, MD, recently took the helm of AUA Secretary, succeeding President-Elect George Mashour, MD, PhD. Dr. Njoku has been a member of the AUA since 2008, when she began her journey toward a goal of contributing to her academic society. She is a recognized international leader in academic anesthesiology, specifically, induced autoimmune hepatitis, where she formulated a rodent model utilizing knowledge obtained regarding anesthetic hepatitis in patients.

She has been invited to describe research regarding this topic both nationally and internationally and has supported both national and international collaborations for several years. Dr. Njoku’s commitment to the mission and vision of the AUA was first evidenced when she was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) and served as a member from 2011 to 2014. During that time, she contributed to the Communications Committee, served as an abstract reviewer, and moderated several poster sessions and podium presentations. Throughout Dr. Njoku’s career, she has focused on developing innovative, multidisciplinary opportunities for academic anesthesiologists to promote their careers in the face of demanding clinical requirements.

Dr. Njoku is the Program Director and Pediatric Anesthesiology and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Please join us in welcoming her to her new role with the AUA.

Dolores B. Njoku, MD
Secretary – Term Expires 2022
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland