University of Kansas Medical Center names Akinlolu Ojo Executive Dean of the KU School of Medicine

June 24, 2019 The University of Kansas Medical Center has named  Akinlolu O. Ojo, M.D., executive dean of the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where he will oversee the Kansas City, Salina and Wichita campuses for the School of Medicine, effective August 26, 2019. “We are pleased that Dr. Akinlolu Ojo will join us […]

Oluyinka O. Olutoye, MD, PhD, Appointed Surgeon-In-Chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Renowned Fetal Surgeon to Lead Nationwide Children’s Surgery Programs August 8, 2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Oluyinka O. Olutoye, MD, Ph.D., has been appointed Surgeon-In-Chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, effective August 1. In his role, Dr. Olutoye will lead one of the largest children’s hospital surgery departments in the world. Through his leadership of 11 surgical […]

Dr. Oluseun Alli Becomes the First Physician in North Carolina to Implant 100 patients with a WATCHMAN Device

The WATCHMAN Device is a permanent heart implant is the only FDA-approved device for the reduction of stroke risk in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation Charlotte, NC – Dr. Alli at Novant Health Presbyterian Hospital became the first physician in the state of North Carolina who has implanted 100 patients with the WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial […]

Group Establishes 5-Bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit At UNTH

A non-governmental organization, Health Place for Children Initiative (HPCI) is establishing a five-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) in Enugu State. In a statement, the Founder of HPCI, Dr. Odiraa Nwankwor, who is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Jefferson University […]

ANPA Is 25: Highlights Of The Recent Convention.

ANPA celebrated its 25th anniversary at the recent 2019 Annual Scientific Convention and Assembly at the Capital Hilton, Washington DC. It started with a welcome reception at the Smithsonian African Art Museum.                                               […]

The Inaugural Distinguished Professor Ajovi Scott-Emuakpor Lecture

The inaugural distinguished Professor Ajovi Scott-Emuakpor lecture was delivered by Hauwa Ibrahim, JD, SJD, ML. President The Peace Institute, Sudbury, American  University Washington College of Law.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie @ ANPA 25 Convention

The keynote address at the recent ANPA convention was given by Chimamanda Adichie: Doctors As Storytellers.

ANPA 25th Convention Opening Reception.

The ANPA 25th anniversary Convention started with an opening reception party organized by the local organizing committee (ANPA Washington DC).Thanks to the Chair of the association Aham Onyike and his able executive committee for organizing such a wonderful reception at the Smithsonian African Art Museum. It included dinner, open bar, live jazz, magic show and […]

Countdown To ANPA @ 25

I guess some things are meant to be- I joined ANPA when we moved to Charlotte after residency. The local Carolina Chapter was active and I enjoyed the meetings. On invitation, I attended the UNN alumni meeting at the ANPA convention – Tennessee Gaylord Hotel 2004 where I met Charmaine. Next thing I knew she […]

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