Ronnie Djoukeng

Ronnie Djoukeng

Name: Ronnie Djoukeng

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Disaster Exercise Planner
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
behavioral risk
definitive care


An operational leader and published researcher, Ronnie Djoukeng brings over 15 years of experience in public health and national security to her work at The Henry Jackson Foundation (HJF) for the Advancement of Military Medicine. In her current role as a Disaster Exercise Planner for the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, Ms. Djoukeng carries out detailed analyses that inform insights and strategies to improve the Nation’s readiness through the comprehensive design, implementation, and evaluation of federal exercise architecture. The Center’s research and recommendations will enhance interoperability, medical surge capability, and health care delivery for both military and civilian health systems. As an architect of systematic improvements for operational functions, Ms. Djoukeng welcomes the opportunity to build a robust National Disaster Medical System (NDMS).

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Bilchick, C., Djoukeng, R., et. al. (2002). Prognostic value of heart rate variability in chronic congestive heart failure (Veterans Affairs' Survival Trial of Antiarrhythmic Therapy in Congestive Heart Failure).The American Journal of Cardiology, 90(1), 24–28