ANPA 2018 Board Meeting @ Montego Bay, Jamaica

  Dear Colleagues, I am happy to report that we had a very successful business/board meeting in Montego Bay, Jamaica. An ideal location that provided the appropriate atmosphere for bold deliberations on how ANPA could leverage today for its future as we turn 25yrs in 2019. The board members and the membership in attendance, will […]

Stella Adadevoh’s 62nd Birthday.

Today’s Doodle celebrates Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, the physician whose expertise and heroic efforts curbed the spread of Ebola in Nigeria in 2014. Born in Lagos, Nigeria on this day in 1956, Dr. Adadevoh descended from a long line of respected scientists and statesmen. Dr. Adadevoh completed her residency at Lagos University Teaching Hospital West […]

Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD Named to National Academy of Medicine

We are pleased to announce that Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, Deputy Director, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine — a distinguished lifetime designation that is considered one of the highest honors in health and medicine. Dr. Odunsi is the first in Roswell Park’s history to be elected to the National Academy of […]

Study by Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD et al: Churches Can Help Reduce Heart Disease

The path to reducing rates of hypertension in black communities may start in the church pews, according to a new study by New York City researchers. Specially trained community health workers operating within faith communities in New York City were able to significantly reduce and manage hypertension in black communities, compared with health education alone, […]

Happy Birthday Professor Ajovi Scott-Emuakpor

Dear Colleagues, As the Children of Dr Ajovi Scott- Emuakpor nicely put it, we are not promised tomorrow and so we must make the most of today. With that came the invitation to celebrate a great gentleman, an erudite scholar, the anchor of a large family who describe him as “our protector, our guide, our […]


Dear ANPA, it is with humility and great pride that I make the following report of the success of the medical mission that some active members of ANPA just concluded in conjunction with other well meaning charity organizations. Our team was able to serve on daily average 500 indigenes from each of the eight different […]

Dallas: Hot Takes on Hot Topics

The 24th ANPA National Convention and Scientific Assembly recently held in Dallas, TX , introduced innovative “Hot Topics” sessions where ANPA members took turns to expound on some of the most topical and controversial subjects in medicine. I was wowed by the depth and breadth of expertise on display, and  I should have learned a […]

Acceptance Message from the President of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas.

Dear Colleagues, It is with deep respect and appreciation that I write to thank you for entrusting the leadership of our organization to me. I greatly appreciate the acknowledgements and congratulatory messages as well as the expectations of continued growth of our organization. Indeed, it is my utmost expectation that the next two years will […]

Charmaine Emelife, MD: ANPA President.

Charmaine Emelife, MD, MHA was sworn in as the new President of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA). The event took place during the Gala to mark the end of the 24th National Convention and Scientific Assembly in Dallas, TX. She takes over from Johnson Adeyanju, MD who has completed his 2 […]

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