The ANPA Board set policies and maintains overall responsibility for the management of the business affairs of the Association.

ANPA Bylaws

The ANPA bylaws specify the composition of the Board as follows:

  1. Five ex-officio members, namely – the President, the President-Elect, the Immediate Past President, the Treasurer, and the Executive Director.
  2. Other members shall be appointed to the Board upon nomination by the Executive Committee or through the recommendation and sponsorship by an ANPA chapter.
Charmaine Emelife MD, MHA, FASN President Atlanta South Nephrology, PC, East Point, GA; Medical Director, Davita Sunrise on Central Dialysis, Atlanta, GA
Christopher Okunseri, BDS, MSc President-Elect Tenured Professor, Director Predoctoral Program in Dental Clinical Services/Public Health, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Johnson Adeyanju, MD, FACP, Author Immediate Past President Chair, Continuing Medical Education, John Muir Health, Concord, CA; Founding member, John Muir Medical Group, Walnut Creek, CA
Stanley Okoro MD, FACS Treasurer Georgia Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Atlanta, GA; Surgeon, ASUCH Surgery Center
Ms. Latisha Dutch CEO/Association Manager TMD Management, LLC; Raleigh, NC
  • Dr. Nkem Chukwumerije
  • Dr. Mike Etomi
  • Dr. Julius Kpaduwa
  • Dr. Fiemu Nwariaku
  • Dr. Yele Aluko
  • Dr. Emmanuel Okafor

National Committees

Allied Health Subcommittee

Chairs: Bisi Waddell and Kwavi Agbeyegbe
> Email the Allied Health Subcommittee

ANPA Awards Committee

Dr Acho Emeruwa
> Email the Awards Committee

ANPA Consultancy Committee

Dr. Deji Adefuye
> Email the ANPA Consultancy Committee

Budget and Finance Committee

Dr. Stanley Okoro
Fundraising SubCommittee Chair: Dr Obi Maduka
> Email the Budget and Finance Committee

Constitution and Bylaws Committee

Dr. Segun Dawodu
> Email the Constitution and Bylaws Committee

Dental Committee

Dr Phillip Igbinadolor
> Email the Dental Committee

Education and Scientific Research Committee

Dr. Oranu Ibekie
> Email the Education and Scientific Research Committee

Emergency Medical Services Subcommittee

Dr Chinwe Ogedegbe
> Email the Emergency Medical Services Subcommittee

Ethics and Judiciary Committee

Dr. Alphosus Obayuwana
> Email the Constitution and Bylaws Committee

Infectious Diseases Committee

Dr. Gertie Anyanwoke
> Email the Infectious Diseases Committee

Information and Technology Committee

Dr. Tagbo Ekwonu
> Email the Information and Technology Committee

Maternal/Child Health Subcommittee

Dr Udo Asonye
> Email the Maternal/Child Health Subcommittee

Medical Missions Committee

Dr Cliff Eke
> Email the Medical Missions Committee

Medical Specialties Committee

Dr Austin Osemeka
> Email the Medical Specialties Committee

Membership and Credentials Committee

Dr. Chinyere Anyaogu
> Email the Membership and Credentials Committee

Mental/Behavioral Health Subcommittee

Dr Nnamdi Maduekwe
> Email the Mental/Behavioral Health Subcommittee

Nominating Committee

Dr. Johnson Adeyanju
> Email the Nominating Committee

Program Committee

Dr Scott Emuakpor
Co-Chair: Ben Nwomeh
> Email the Program Committee

Public Policy and Government Relations Committee

Dr Abraham Osinbowale
> Email the Public Policy and Government Relations Committee

Surgery Subcommittee

Dr Obinna Eruchalu
> Email the Surgery Subcommittee

All Chapter Chairs are included as board members


  • Dr. Jide Bamigboye
  • Dr. Esther Kuyinu
  • Dr. Francis Agbonkpolo
  • Dr. Dapo Popoola
  • Dr. Barbara Onyia
  • Dr. Dele Ekunsanmi