Dr. Oker has extensive experience providing medical perspective and educating audiences on a host of news media outlets, from XM satellite radio, WRCR-AM New York and WCBN-FM Ann Arbor, to WBBM Chicago, Healthin30.com and Remarkable Woman Magazine. She also has spoken extensively in a number of venues, including the Chicago Bar Association, Professional Women’s Club of Chicago, Women of the World Chicago, the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization and the Chicago Health Executives Forum.
A graduate of the University of Michigan's combined undergraduate-medical school program (Inteflex), Dr. Oker completed her residency in Emergency Medicine and fellowship in Toxicology at UIC. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. She also is a member of the Illinois College of Emergency Physicians and the National Association of Medical Communicators.