Report of March 2018 ANPA Sponsored Surgical/Medical/Dental Mission to Anambra State, Nigeria

Dear Team, colleagues, friends and families, Greetings! As the chair of the Medical Mission Committee of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA), I am delighted to share with you the summary of the recently completed ANPA-sponsored medical/surgical/dental mission to Anambra State, Nigeria. It was part of our annual ANPA week that includes […]


ANPA PARTICIPANTS: Dr. Johnson Adeyanju (ANPA President) Dr. Charmaine Emelife (ANPA President-elect) Dr. Christopher Okunseri (ANPA Treasurer) Dr. Clifford Eke (Chair, Medical Missions’ Committee) Dr. Jide Bamigboye (Chair, ANPA’s Disease Intervention and Prevention Team aka ADIPT) Dr. Abraham Osinbowale (Chair, ANPA’s Advocacy Committee) Dr. Uzoma Chukwu (Central California Chapter) ANPA’s core advocacy team arrived in […]

Dr. Wale Sulaiman Named Medical Director of International Medicine for the African Region

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Dr. Wale Sulaiman as Ochsner’s new Medical Director of International Medicine for the African Region. Dr. Sulaiman will continue in his role as System Chairman of Neurosurgery and Co-Medical Director of the Ochsner Neuroscience Institute. Since beginning his role as Chair in 2011, Dr. […]

Professor Nwomeh Appointed Chair, NIH/NLM Literature Selection Technical Review Committee (LSTRC), 2017-2018

ANPA Program Chair, Dr. Ben Nwomeh was recently appointed Chair of the NIH/NLM Literature Selection Technical Review Committee (LSTRC), 2017-2018. The LSTRC is the panel that reviews applications of journals for indexing in MEDLINE. Dr. Nwomeh has served on the panel since 2014. As an advisory committee of the NIH/NLM, the LSTRC is governed by […]

ANPA New York: Health Fair/ Activity Workshop for Middle and High School Students.

On Sept 23 ANPA NY actualized a day of mentoring for middle and high school students. The Brunch with Health Professionals and Health Fair / activity workshop was the end result of a Collaborative effort between Mentor in Medicine , NYC Health & Hospital Cooperation and ANPA NY Chapter. Over 100 middle and HS students […]

Ify Osunkwo, MD: Principal Investigator EMBRACE Network for Sickle Cell Disease.

CHS/Levine Cancer Institute’s Sickle Cell Disease Team is excited to announce the receipt of a $4.3 million grant from the Health Resources Service Administration (HRSA) focused on improving access to care for persons living with SCD in the Southeast USA. Under the leadership of the SCD Enterprise Medical Director, the team submitted their proposal titled […]

ANPA Carolinas Summer Picnic

ANPA Carolinas had their annual summer picnic last Saturday, June 15. The picnic brings members and their families together to celebrate the summer and have the children get to know each other. The highlight of the event was the recognition of the high school graduates heading off to College.

Post ANPA 2017 Annual Convention Presidential Remarks

The 2017 ANPA Annual Meeting was a resounding success from all reports and exit comments. ANPA delivered another robust convention with activities that were well planned and well attended. Our host, Atlanta chapter, capped the convention with a dramatic finale of a fun filled gala night, loaded with award winning events, music, dancing, merriments and […]

The ANPA 2017 Dan Nwankwo Lecturer

On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017, the 18th Dan Nwankwo lecture will be given by Quinn Capers, IV, MD, FAAC, the Associate Dean for Admissions at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. The celebrated annual lecture was established in memory of the late Dr. Daniel Chinedu Nwankwo, an obstetrician and gynecologist and beloved ANPA member, who […]

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