Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Bennet Omalu, MD vs National Football League

        Dr. Omalu was the first to identify, describe and name Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy [CTE] as a disease entity in football players and wrestlers. He is currently the Chief Medical Examiner of San Joaquin County, California, and is the President and Medical Director of Bennet Omalu Pathology. He also serves as a […]

Kunle Odunsi, MD, PHD: Research Team Leader of $11 Million SPORE Grant.

    Roswell Park Cancer  Institute and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute have been awarded $11 million SPORE Grant. Distributed over five years, the funds will come through a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant. The research team, led by Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator of the RPCI/UPCI Ovarian Cancer SPORE grant, will […]

Igho Ofotokun: Recipient of the 2013 HIV Research Award.

            Dr. Ofotokun accepted an invitation to serve as a member of the AIDS Clinical Studies and Epidemiology Study Section, Center for Scientific Review. Members are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of research accomplishments, publications in […]

Georgia Chapter: ANPA Family & Friends 5K Walk/Run

September 14, 2013 Run, Walk or Volunteer Location: Brook Run Park 4770 N. Peachtree Road Dunwoody, GA 30338 Time: Registration starts 6am Race begins at 7am For more information, please view the event flyer

ENYI MD Foundation 5K Run and Family Fun Walk

The 5th Annual ENYI MD Foundation 5K Run and Family Fun Walk will take place on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Cooper River Park, Pennsauken  New Jersey. ENYI MD Foundation was created in memory of Enyi Okereke an Orthopedic Surgeon and dedicated member of ANPA. He passed away suddenly in November 2008 on a medical […]

ANPA 2013 Convention in Charlotte: Presidents Summary

Dear All, On behalf of the Executive committee and ANPA board, I say a big THANK YOU to all who made it to Charlotte for our 19th annual convention and thank God for journey mercies back to your destinations. No matter how well planned a convention is, it never achieves its fullest impact without a robust participation. The over […]

The Nigerian Economy and its Implications for Health Care Delivery

One of the highlights of the recent 2013 ANPA convention was a panel discussion on the Nigerian economy and its implications for health care delivery. Members of the panel included: Atedo Peterside: Chairman Stanbic IBTC Asset management Ltd, Chairman Technical committee, National Council on Privatization. Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi: Governor, Nigerian Central Bank George Etomi: […]

2013 Dan Nwankwo Memorial Lecture

The annual Dan Nwankwo memorial lecture was presented at the recent 2013 ANPA convention by Agbamu Sagua, MBBS, FRCS. The topic was “The General Surgeon in Primary Care”. Dr. Agbamu runs a self sufficient general surgery clinic and operating room in Nigeria using local resources. His motto: Acting locally, impacting globally Dr. Agbamu Sagua with […]

2013: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Download Final Program   Presentations Graduate Medical Education – Past, Present and Future Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FACS Current Guidelines for Colon Screening Emmanuel Okafor, MD, MPH Open Heart Sugery in Nigeria Bode Falase, FRCS, FWACS Current Treatment of Aortic Stenosis: Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement & Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Yele Aluko, MD Vesico-Vaginal […]

ANPA New York Inauguration: January 12, 2013

ANPA-New York is the latest chapter of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas. The inauguration was held on January 12, 2013  and was well attended. Wale Okunlola, MD is the present Chair and Nnamdi Maduekwe, MD is the Secretary.   Dr and Mrs Rufai, Dr and Mrs Okunlola and Dr and Mrs Koye […]

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