University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Shenikqua Bouges, MD

ASST PROFESSOR (CHS)

GERIATRICS Faculty

2870 UNIVERSITY AVE
MADISON, WI 53705-3611

Education

  • Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Charleston, South Carolina – MD                              
  • University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama – Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison VA GRECC, Madison, Wisconsin – Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine

Professional Activities

Dr Bouges is a faculty member in the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology within the Department of Medicine. Dr Bouges is a member of the American Geriatric Society, the Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment, and the American College of Physicians. She has previously volunteered with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Hospice Care of America and the Mustard Seed Community, providing aid to children living with HIV in Kingston, Jamaica. Dr. Bouges is also a recipient of the 2020-2021 UW-Madison Outstanding Woman of Color Award.

Clinical Specialties

Dr Bouges specializes in memory assessments, dementia and geriatric medicine.

Research Interests

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Dr Bouges’ research interests include the impact of metabolic syndrome risk factors on cognition, assessing trust in medical researchers and an individual’s willingness to participate in research studies using two community outreach interventions. Her ultimate goal is finding alternative recruitment strategies to increase the participation rate of under-represented populations in dementia research studies.