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 […]

OSUN MEDICAL MISSION – 2018

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 […]

Collaboration with Nigerian Friends: NMA, CANPAD, MANSAG, FMOH, NMDCN and other Stakeholders

ANPA met with stakeholders including the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Canadian Physician Association in the diaspora (CANPAD), Medical Association of Nigerian Specialists and General Practitioners in Great Britain (MANSAG), Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists (NAPPSA). The Nigerian Ambassador to USA was […]

ANPA 24th Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly: 6/27/2018

Telemedicine: An Innovative Affordable ConvenientParadigm of Rendering Prompt and Personalized Medical Missions in Sub-Saharan Africa: Macaulay Onuigbo, MD, MSc , FWACP. Consultant Nephrologist, Associate Professor of Medicine, The Robert Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont.

Dan Nwankwo Memorial Lecture

The Dan Nwankwo memorial lecture was delivered at the 24th ANPA National convention by Chris Breuer, MD Professor of Surgery and Director of  Tissue Engineering Ohio State University  Wexner Medical Center. The topic was “Revolutionizing Health through Tissue Engineering.  Dr Breuer met Doris who is Dan Nwankwo’s widow after the lecture.

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