Denis Foretia, MD, MBA,MPH
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Denis Foretia, MD,MBA,MPH
Dr. Denis A. Foretia
is a Resident in Surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine
in Atlanta, Georgia.
A native of Cameroon, he
has for the past years been intricately involved in community development and collective progress within the Cameroonian community.
As the former Executive Co-chair of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, he helped spearhead major community service-oriented and leadership-driven projects geared towards uplifting inner-city children in the Greater Nashville area.
leadership as National President of the Cameroon Students Association
(CAMSA-USA) saw a paradigm shift towards positive intellectual discourse and the development of philanthropic projects that solidified CAMSA's
standing in the community as the premier student organization in the diaspora.
remains very involved with helping young Cameroonians transition into professional institutions and grow in their professional careers.
has been recognized with multiple academic and professional awards such as the Vanderbilt Deans Scholarship
and the Overall Fellowship.
He is a prolific writer with strong interests in community development, cultivating a new crop of patriotic leaders and the empowerment of individuals for self-determination.
recent article "The Cameroon Dilemma" challenged Cameroonians from all walks of life to "participate constructively, in nation-building and the advancement of ethnic, tribal, religious and political tolerance across all sectors of the social strata."
Dr. Denis A. Foretia completed medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville - Tennessee.
He holds a Bachelors degree with honors in Biological Sciences from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and currently sits on various leadership committees within the Cameroonian community.