Gloria Ashuntantang, MD

Dr Gloria Ashuntantang is a consultant nephrologist at the Yaounde General Hospital and Professor of medicine at the University of Yaounde I in Cameroon where she also serves as Vice-Dean of the faculty of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.

She is holder of the MB; BS (University of Ibadan in Nigeria), Certificate of specialisation in internal medicine (University of Yaounde I), and Diplôme de Médecin Spécialiste en néphrologie and an MD (University of Geneva, Switzerland).

Her main area of research is ESKD and Acute Kidney Injury in sub-Saharan Africa. She has co-authored over 40 peer-review papers and a book chapter. She is a member of the African association of Nephrology (AFRAN), ERA-EDTA, and the ISN.

She has contributed to the growth of nephrology in her home country through mentorship, hosting of ISN educational ambassadors and ISN CME courses. She has also mentored several young nephrologists some of whom have been beneficiaries of the ISN and ERA-EDTA fellowships. She is a member of the ISN CME and fellowship committees, deputy Chair of the ISN Africa regional board, President of AFRAN and founding president of the Cameroon Society of nephrology. She is a member of the ISN Executive committee (2017-2019). She is a distinguished fellow of the European Renal Association and Knight of the Cameroon Order of Valour.