Dr Yaa Amankwah Joins The Chronicity and Care in African Contexts Project, as an Advisory Board Member

We are pleased to announce that Dr Yaa Amankwah, an Assistant Professor, Obstetrician-Gynaecologist and a Researcher has joined the Chronicity and Care in African Contexts Project as an Advisory Group Member.

Read her brief biography below.

Dr. Yaa Amankwah is an Obstetrician-Gynaecologist in the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Ottawa Hospital.  She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Amankwah completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Ottawa, where she also undertook further training in Mature Women’s Health. In addition, Dr. Amankwah obtained specialised training in the management of Vulvovaginal Diseases at the The University of Michigan Center for Vulvar Diseases and the Mid- Charlotte Dermatology and Research Clinic in North Carolina.

Dr. Amankwah’s practice includes both Obstetrics and Gynecology. Majority of her practice in the community consists of antenatal care which she provides at the Origyns Medical Clinic. She is part of the Obstetrics call group at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital. She also provides specialized gynecologic patient care at the Ottawa Hospital’s Shirley E. Greenberg Women’s Health Centre in the Menopause and Vulvo-vaginal disease clinics. Dr Amankwah is involved in research and has publications in the area of vulvo-vaginal diseases.


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