Awewura Kwara Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr Kwara is an Infectious Diseases Specialist with training in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He obtained MbChB from University of Ghana Medical School in 1992. He completed Internal Medicine Residency at Cook County Hospital and Infectious Disease Fellowship at Tulane University Health Sciences Center, both in the USA. Dr Kwara's research focuses on the optimal mangement of HIV and TB coinfection. He has broad expertise in the area Global Health, Infectious Diseases and HIV and tuberculosis coinfection research. Dr Kwara is a Co-Program Director of the Brown University-University of Ghana Higher Education Initiative for HIV/AIDS. The initiative is funded by USAID and Higher Education for Development (HED) and provides an excellent opportunity to build the capacity of University of Ghana to train researcher and care providers in the area of HIV/AIDS. Dr. Kwara has provided mentorship for pre-doctoral, post-doctoral students as well as junior faculty and trainees interested in translational research related to the infectious diseases in resource-limited setting.

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