Wednesday, March 22, 2017

7 Things About Nancy Abu-Bonsrah Who Just Emerged First Black Female Neurosurgeon At John Hopkins University



Nancy Abu-Bonsrah made history in the United states on Friday, March 17th after she became the first black female neurosurgeon at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

According to CNN, in the 30 years that Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s neurosurgical department has been accepting residents, there has never been a Black woman in the ranks. The prestigious
program accepts just two to five residents and is ranked second best in the country.
Among its most notable alumni is Dr Ben Carson, who is now the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Stargist.com presents you with 7  must know facts about the highly brillant doctor .
See below:
1. Nancy hails from Ghana and is the daughter of Seth Abu-Bonsrah and Georgina Abu-Bonsrah.
2.She is from Fomena Adansi in Ashanti region of Ghana. She is a royal princess of the Bonsrah Afriyie stool.
3. She moved to the U.S. with her parents when she was 15-years-old and has resided in Maryland for the past 11 years.
4. She attended Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland and got a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry/Chemistry joining the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2012 to pursue Doctor of Medicine.
5. Miss Abu-Bonsrah is the first black female neurosurgeon trained in the schools one hundred and twenty four years of existence.
6.She is married to Kwabena Yamoah and her husband is also studying Medicine at Johns Hopkins. They got married in 2016.
7.  Nancy will go on to work in their neurosurgery department and will continue her medical training in a three to seven-year residency program while at the hospital.

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