Tag: African doctors in America

Adekunle Odunsi named new director of UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

By Gretchen Rubin | UChicago Medicine

Nigerian-born Adekunle “Kunle” Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, an expert in immunotherapy and vaccine therapy for cancer, has been appointed director of the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center effective March 1, 2021. Odunsi will also serve as Biological Sciences Division Dean for Oncology and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago.

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Onyema Ogbuagu | Effusive praise for Nigerian doctor in Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine trial

By Marcel Mbamalu and Chukwuma Muanya | The Guardian

Accolades are pouring for Dr. Onyema Ogbuagu, the Nigerian-born medical doctor leading the Pfizer trial for the coronavirus vaccine in the United States. Ogbuagu is also director of the HIV Clinical Trials programme of the Yale AIDS Programme, Section of Infectious Diseases of the Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, New York City.

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Dr. Godwin Maduka | Nigerian government praise achievements of renowned pain therapist and entrepreneur in America

By Leadership Newspaper

The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission-NiDCOM, Hon. Abike Kafayat Oluwatoyin Dabiri-Erewa on behalf of the Federal Government has received one of the most outstanding, noble and most successful Nigerian in diaspora, Dr. Godwin Maduka, a renowned Philanthropist, Medical Doctor and CEO of Las Vegas Pain Institute, located in the United States of America-USA.

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Dr. Godwin Maduka | The Harvard trained doctor and entrepreneur who owns the largest pain treatment group in Southern Nevada

By Ebimo Amungo

Godwin Maduka arrived America as a poor and penniless immigrant student in 1982, but since then he has obtained a degree in Chemistry, a PhD in Pharmacy, trained as a doctor in Harvard and established the largest and most comprehensive pain treatment practice group in Nevada.

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Nigerian healthcare professionals in US call for reforms at home

By The Nation

Nigerian healthcare professionals in diaspora have lent their voice to the growing call for the urgent reform in their home country to make it more efficient and better able to handle the requirements and challenges in the 21st century. This call was contained in a release jointly issued by the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA), the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA), and the National Association of Nigerian Nurses in North America (NANNNA).

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Dr. Ngozi Ezike | Nigerian-American head of Illinois Public Health cries while reporting increase in Covid 19 infections

By Mitchell Armentrout |  Chicago Sun-Times

Ugly case numbers, busy hospitals, shuttering businesses, mounting death tolls and a deadly virus traveling through the air from face to maskless face. Seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s beginning to feel a lot like March again in the Land of Lincoln.

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Stella Immaneul says CNN has helped her ministry grow in revealing interview-Video

Stella Immaneul, the Cameroonian-American doctor sheds more light on her beliefs in the efficacy Hydroxl Chloroquine in the treatment of Covid 19, her religious beliefs in Incubus and Sacubus and other issues.

Stella Immanuel | Six facts about the Cameroonian doctor who believes Hydroxychloroquine is effective against Covid 19

By Ebimo Amungo

Dr. Stella Immanuel shot into the American consciousness like a bolt out of nowhere. Her impassioned argument taunting benefits of Hydroxychloroquine went viral but was taken down by Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. And her full-throated endorsement of President Donald Trump has raised eyebrows. Her religious beliefs in demons has become the bone that has been picked up by the media to denigrate and discredit her.

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Stella Immanuel | Cameroonian joins American Frontline doctors to advocate hydroxychloroquine treatment for Covid 19

CORRECTION: AN EARLIER VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE HAD STATED THAT STELLA IMMANUEL IS NIGERIAN. WE HAVE SINCE DETERMINED THAT SHE WAS BORN IN CAMEROON BUT HAD HER MEDICAL TRAINING IN NIGERIA BEFORE EMIGRATING TO AMERICA.

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Cameroonian-born doctor, Stella Immanuel has made an impassioned plea advocating the use of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of Covid 19. A video of her arguments in support of the controversial treatment has gone viral and has been viewed over 13 million times on Facebook and YouTube, but both platforms have taken down the video. Regardless, the video is being shared relentlessly on WhatsApp, Twitter, Messenger and other messaging platforms.

By Caroline Warnock  | Heavy.com

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Dr. Theo Nyame | Ghanaian-born Plastic Surgeon named 2020 Top Doctor Award winner by Charlotte Magazine

By Ebimo Amungo

Dr. Theo Nyame, a Ghanaian-born Plastic Surgeon has been named one of the honorees of the Top Doctor Award by Charlotte Magazine. This is the second year in a row that the Harvard Medical School trained doctor has been named Top Plastic Surgeon in the Charlotte area by the magazine.

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