About Dr. Forna

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Biography

Dr. Fatu Forna is an Obstetrician-Gynecologist and writer who lives between Atlanta, Georgia and Freetown, Sierra Leone with her husband and four children. She received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Emory University School of Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Dr. Forna has served as Chief of Women's Services for Kaiser Permanente in Georgia, and as a Medical Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, working on public health issues in the United States and around the world. She has written extensively about reproductive and maternal health issues, and is the author of a reproductive health education book for girls and young women - From your doctor to you. What every teenage girl should know about her body, sex, STDs and contraception. She is also the author of the bestselling Puppy Princess Sheba children's book series.