Doctor Louise Gombako-Amos graduated Magna Cum Laude from Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana. While at Xavier University, Dr. Gombako-Amos was a member of Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society and Alpha Epsilon Delta International Honor Society. During her successful college career, Dr. Gombako-Amos was named a Howard Hughes Biomedical Scholar, inducted into the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society and attended the Baylor/Rice Honor Premedical Academy in Houston, Texas. In 1995, Dr. Gombako-Amos participated in a National Institute of Health (NIH) sponsored research under Dr. Britton Chance, a world renowned scientist at the University of Pennsylvania. The following year, Dr. Gombako-Amos was awarded a Fellowship with the NIH at the Parasitology Institute in Addis Ababa, Ethopia where she conducted experiments with malaria and trapanosomes.
Doctor Gombako-Amos received her medical degree in 2001 from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. While a medical student at LSU, she received the distinguished honor of serving on the Medical School’s Admission Committee, a committee whose responsibility included selecting new students into the School of Medicine. Doctor Gombako-Amos completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology training in 2005 at Charity/University Hospital in New Orleans and is a Fellow with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Doctor Gombako-Amos is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated; she currently serves on the Risk Management Committee with The Medical Assurance Company of Mississippi. Doctor Gombako-Amos conducts health lectures throughout Southwest Mississippi for women of all ages with topics ranging from sexually transmitted diseases to obesity. Doctor Gombako-Amos holds a black belt in Taekwondo and she is a proud wife and mother of three children.