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Preventive Medicine Resident

Afua K. Takyi, MD, MPH, MBS volunteered abroad in rural Ghana and earned her Master of Biomedical Sciences at Rutgers University-School of Graduate Studies in NJ before attending medical school. She obtained her medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a Master of Public Health in Population and Family Health from Columbia University. She completed her intern year in OBGYN residency with Saint Peters University Hospital/Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then continued research in pre-term birth and racial disparities at Columbia University. Her additional passions in healthy lifestyle practices lead to her exploring nutrition and gaining certifications in Yoga and Zumba. Her interests include maternal health, racial and health disparities, lifestyle medicine, and working with medically underserved communities. She will pursue a Master of Science in Clinical Research at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to further support her clinical and research interests.

Afua Takyi
  • Department of Family Medicine