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Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh
BST E1240
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-5853
Fax: 412-648-5980

Amma Owusu-Ansah, MD, MBBS

 

Amma Owusu-Ansah MD MBBS

 

Amma Owusu-Ansah, MD, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Division of Hematology/Oncology

Clinical Director, Center for Translational and International Hematology

E1226-0A BST
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Phone: 412-383-7156
Lab Phone: 412-648-9427
Email: ato13@pitt.edu


Ofori-Acquah Lab

   

Bio

Dr. Owusu-Ansah is a Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist and an Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh. Dr Owusu-Ansah graduated from the University of Ghana Medical School in Accra, Ghana. As a medical officer with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) Hospital in Ghana, Dr Owusu-Ansah promoted the health of individuals across the lifespan, led lactation management training workshops as part of the Ministry of Health’s Baby Friendly Initiative and tirelessly advocated for improved access to care for her pediatric patients.

She is a former director of the pediatric department of StayWell Health Center in Waterbury, CT which encompassed two outpatient clinics and a school-based health center. During her tenure, she established a partnership with “Read to Grow” in Branford, CT and offered books to every child who visited StayWell Pediatrics for care. StayWell’s pediatric department participated in the Medical Home program and was recognized for having immunization rates above national average.

Her goal is to improve access to state of the art care for individuals with hematologic disorders worldwide, through research, timely translation of novel therapeutics into clinical care and capacity building programs.