Dr. Prudence Osei-Tutu
Chairman
Dr. Prudence Osei-Tutu was born in Kumasi, Ghana and received her earlier education at Mmofraturo Girls Boarding School in Kumasi and Wesley Girls High School in Cape Coast, Ghana. She then proceeded to the University of Ghana Medical School -where she was accepted straight to the second year of the program because of the high academic honors she had achieved in High School. Dr. Prudence Osei-Tutu graduated from the University of Ghana Medical School with academic distinction in human anatomy. After graduation from Medical School the Ministry of Health employed her as a Medical Officer at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana. She did her internship and residency training in Pediatrics at Kings County Hospital/ University Hospital of Brooklyn (Downstate Medical Center). She received further training in Pediatrics at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York where she was appointed Chief Resident. Dr. Prudence Osei-Tutu started a private pediatric practice in Brooklyn and has continued to serve this area since then. She is an attending pediatrician at Beth Israel Medical Center and the University Hospital of Brooklyn (Downstate Medical Center). Dr. Prudence Osei-Tutu is a leading member of the Ghanaian community in New York. She participates actively in the social activities of that community.

Dr. Cynthia Boakye
Vice Chairman
Associate Medical Director at the Cumberland Diagnostic and Treatment Center( Member of the New York City, Health and Hospitals Corporation) in Brooklyn, N.Y. since 1994. She utilizes her degree of Masters in Public Health (Columbia University) to narrow the gap in health care disparities in the children and communities she serves.

Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei
Treasurer
Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, MD, was born in Kumasi, Ghana, on 12/16/50. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1972 and completed undergraduate studies at Brooklyn College, where he received a Bachelor of Science (summa cum laude) in 1976. He received the Doctor of Medicine Degree from Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1980.

Dr. William O. Boah
Board Member
Dr. William Ofori Boah was educated at Prempeh College in Kumasi, Ghana. He enrolled at the University of Ghana Medical School in 1996 and graduated in 1972. Dr Ofori Boah worked for the Ministry of Health of Ghana after graduating from Medical School and shortly after did rotating internships in pediatrics and surgery at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana from 1972 to 1973.He was assigned to the 37th gynecology department for six months from 1973 and was subsequently transferred to the internal medicine department at the Cape Coast Regional Hospital for another six months. Dr. Ofori Boah left Ghana for the United States of America in 1974 for further post-graduate training. He did his residency in pediatrics at Harlem Hospital/Colombia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York from 1974 to 1997 and a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Downstate Medical Center/Kings County Hospital Center from 1977 to 1979. Dr. Ofori Boah has been an instructor in pediatrics practice at Downstate Medical Center. He started a private pediatrics practice in Brooklyn in 1979 and continues in that capacity to the present. He has been a mentor to many young physicians in private practice in the USA in general and the New York area in particular and is a pioneer member of the Association of Ghanaian Physicians of North America. Dr Ofori Boah’s hobbies include playing the guitar, listening to traditional Ghanaian music, tennis and golf.

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Dr. Kwadwo Boakye
Board Member
Education:
l97l-1977 University of Ghana Medical School, MD
1978-1979 Harlem Hospital Medical Center Internship in General Surgery
1979-1982 Harlem Hospital Medical Center Residency in OB-GYN
1982-1983 Harlem Hospital Medical Center Executive Chief Resident

Certification: 
Diplomate, American Board Of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1985

Appointments: 
Assistant Clinical Professor of OB-GYN, Columbia University
Attending Physician, Harlem Hospital OB-GYN: 1983 to 2006
Private Practice: 1984 to present
Voluntary Attending Physician: Montefiore North. 04/01/84 to present.
Voluntary Attending physician: Albert Einstein Hospital. 09/04/94 to present.

Licenses: 
New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Current Professional Activities:
Member of American college of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
West African Health Foundation: Board member

Publication:
K. Boakye, S. Thomas: Sarcoidosis of the fallopian tube. Journal of Reproductive Medicine. 1997 Aug,42(8):533-5

Dr. Bernard Osei-Tutu
Board Member
Dr. Bernard Osei-Tutu was born in Kumasi, Ghana and educated at Saint Peter’s Boys primary school in Kumasi and Achimota Secondary School in Accra, Ghana.

He was accepted to the University of Ghana Medical School and graduated with academic distinction in Biochemistry and Physiology.

Dr. Osei-Tutu also studied at the London Hospital Medical College, University of London where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Physiology.

He was a demonstrator in Human Physiology and Anatomy at the University of Ghana Medical School.

Dr. Osei-Tutu has had further post-graduate training in General Surgery at Harlem Hospital/Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. New York. He also did Fellowship training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the same institutions.

Dr. Osei-Tutu has had further post-graduate training in Surgical Oncology at Sloan-Kettering Memorial Hospital, New York and Cosmetic Plastic and reconstructive Surgery at St. Barnabas Hospital, Livingston, New Jersey, USA.

He has been an attending Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx; Interfaith Hospital, Brooklyn, Jamaica Hospital, Jamaica, New York; and an attending Surgeon Emergency Department of North Central Bronx Hospital, Bronx, New York, USA.

Currently, Dr. Osei-Tutu has a private practice in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

Dr. Osei-Tutu is a board member of the West African Health Foundation (WAHF), a non-profit organization conceived by a group of Physicians concerned with the poor health , nutritional status and lack of affordable compassionate health care for the people; particularly children and women, of Ghana and the West African sub-region.

Dr. Osei-Tutu has a keen interest in African Ethnography, history, and music.