Nancy Abu-Bonsrah has been trending on the web and on various social media platforms for emerging the first black female to graduate from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as a Neurosurgeon.
Nancy who is a Ghanaian, was among final year medical students from various medical institutions in the United States of America who participated in the 2017 Match Day on Friday March 17, ahead of their residency training in the coming summer.
Several congratulatory messages have been pouring in on twitter, especially from the Ghanaian community, who are massively identifying with Miss Abu-Bonsrah over her record-breaking achievement.
Topmost on the list is the one coming from Hopkins Medical News which congratulated Nancy Abu-Bonsrah for being among the 2017 graduate Neurosurgeons from the prestigious American University. See a screenshot of tweet below.
Other friends also took to twitter to identify with, as well as pour out their honour and congratulations to the medical genius. Among them is Mizpeh, who posted photos of Miss Nancy, letting the world know she is the first black female neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins. See original tweet below.
Congratulations to my dear friend Nancy Abu-Bonsrah. She is the first black female Neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins. We are so proud of you! pic.twitter.com/CLajQsSST9
— Mizpeh (@Mizzpeh) March 18, 2017
Nancy Abu-Bonsrah is the daughter of Seth and Georgina Abu-Bonsrah – natives of Ghana. She is emerging the first physician produced by the Abu-Bonsrah family – both nuclear and extended. She has about 36 medical research paper publications to her credit. Some she solely authored, and others she co-authored. Some of Nancy’s published works include:
- Giant cystic schwannoma of the sacral spine
- Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the cervical spine
- The Afro-Cardiac Study: Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Acculturation in West African Immigrants in the United States: Rationale and Study Design
- Traumatic atlanto-occipital dissociation
- Intramedullary contrast injection in the setting of a split spinal cord
- Percutaneous embolization and spondylectomy of an aggressive L2 hemangioma
- Thoracic pneumorachis
- General surgery education: a systematic review of training worldwide
Johns Hopkins University is a popular American tertiary institution founded in 1876. It was christened after its first patron – an American philanthropist, Johns Hopkins. Since after the over hundred years of the school’s inception, Miss Abu-Bonsrah is the first black female to graduate from Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery.