Archive for the ‘ANPA Event’ Category

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

Posted on October 16th, 2018

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

Posted on October 13th, 2018

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

Posted on August 5th, 2018

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 […]


Posted on July 14th, 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 […]

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

Posted on July 4th, 2018

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.

Posted on July 1st, 2018

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

Posted on June 30th, 2018

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 […]

Dan Nwankwo Memorial Lecture

Posted on June 30th, 2018

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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