2001-2005 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (B.S. in Biology) Eau Claire, WI
2006-2010 University of Michigan (M.D.) Ann Arbor, MI
2015-2017 University of California, San Francisco, 2017 (M.A.S. in Clinical Research) San Francisco, CA
2010-2011 Intern in Internal Medicine, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern, Chicago, IL
2011-2013 Resident in Internal Medicine, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern, Chicago, IL
2013-2014 Chief Medical Resident, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern, Chicago, IL
2014-2017 Fellow in Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Dr. Issaka’s research focuses on: (1) understanding patient barriers and facilitators to colorectal cancer screening, (2) determining the factors that influence colonoscopy completion following abnormal stool-based screening tests, and (3) identifying gaps in care to implement interventions that improve the quality of cancer control and prevention, particularly in minority populations.