3G Media celebrates two US based Neurosurgeons who have made Ghana proud in 2017. Nancy and David, We say; “Ayekoo”, Well Done.
Nancy Abu-Bonsrah has become the first black woman to be trained as a Neurosurgeon at top US university, Johns Hopkins Medical School. According to http://baltimore.cbslocal.com, she moved to the US from the Ghana at the age of 15, attended Hammond High School in Columbia, MD before studying; Biochemistry at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Md.. She eventually went on to complete her medical degree at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. (http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2017/03/20/johns-hopkins-accepts-its-first-black-female-neurosurgery-resident)
Her match to Johns Hopkins Hospital for neurological surgery is a dream come true for her. She says she wants to be remembered for serving her community either through providing quality surgical care or mentoring the next generation of surgeons.
From here Facebook wall;
“What a way to begin the Sabbath! I still haven’t processed it yet but this is such an honor and a privilege to join the department at Hopkins to begin this next phase of my career. I’m so fortunate to have the continued support of my husband, family, friends and mentors. Kwabena and I are excited for what’s ahead! #match2017 #glorytoGod #wemadeit#sevenmoreyears #Neurosurgery #firstfemaleAAatHopkins”
For further information please click on this link; https://thisisafrica.me/meet-ghanaian-nancy-abu-bonsrah-first-black-female-neurosurgeon-johns-hopkins-hospital/
David Dadey, graduating from Washington University School of Medicine as a Doctor and Medical Scientist (MD PhD) in May 2017, has been marched with Stanford University Medical Center in California to specialize in Neurological Surgery. He went to the United States at the age of 14 and attended Paint Branch High School in Maryland. David is 28 years old and the son of two retired Ghanaian diplomats, Ambassador Samuel Kofi Dadey and Mrs. Eleanor Dadey.
He thereafter graduated Summa Cum Laude in Biology and Chemistry at Morehouse College in 2010, and emerged winner of all three academic prizes at stake in his field of study – the Frederick E. Mapp Prize in Biology, the C.M and Y.E Yang Award in Chemistry, and the Hugh M. and Yvonne Gloster Pre-Medical Prize. He entered Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, in 2010 and graduated MD PhD in 2017.
Congratulations to both