Barbara Okeke

Barbara Okeke

I joined the Human Toxicology program because of my fascination with neuro-toxicity and the abundance of collegiate research being done in that field here. This university is also very diverse and offers countless opportunities & growth for women in the sciences.


UI Research Park, 219 IREH, Iowa City, IA 52242

Previous education:

Biology Pre-Professional and Nursing
Norfolk State University, 2013
Awards and honors: 

Some of my accomplishements over the years:

  • NASA Student Intern
  • NSU Honors College 11-13
  • Member, Zeta Gamma; Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc
  • Student Ambassador 09-13

Graduate Research Assistant