Our goal for this blog is to provide readers with an informed commentary on health issues relevant to Nigeria from a diverse team of ANPA members drawn from different specialties. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Echezona Edozie Ezeanolue as a member of our blogging team. Dr. Ezeanolue is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Board certified in Pediatrics and Infectious diseases, his interest in health policy is focused on unintended consequences of health care policy in addition to his clinical and research activities.
He has received many recognitions including: Howard University excellence award in community pediatrics and advocacy (2002); Nevada Public Health Leader of the Year (2007); Nevada Business Journal Healthcare Hero for Innovator in Healthcare delivery (2008); Nevada Immunization Champion (2008); Outstanding Research Mentor (2009); American Academy of Pediatrics Special Achievement Award (2008) and Local Heroes Award (2010).
Dr. Ezeanolue is currently a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow in Washington DC. His expressed opinions in this blog are his personal views and do not represent the views of the Institute of Medicine, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation or the United States Congress where Dr Ezeanolue will be working for the next one year.