All you need to know about Nancy Abu- Bonsrah, the Ghanaian making history at Johns Hopkins University


On Friday March 17, fourth year medical students across the United States including students from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine participated in “Match Day”, a countdown to discover where they will begin their residency training in summer 17.

At 12:00pm, the countdown began as students tore their envelopes to see where they will be continuing their professional medical journey.

Ms. Nancy Abu- Bonsrah matched with the Johns Hopkins University.

This joyous revelation makes her the first black female to be matched at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the Department of Neurosurgery and will be the first black female neurosurgeon trained in the schools 124 years of existence.

She is originally from Ghana and is the daughter of Seth Abu-Bonsrah and Georgina Abu-Bonsrah. Ms. Abu-Bonsrah will be the first physician in her family, including the extended family.

She attended Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland and got a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry/Chemistry joining the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2012 to pursue Doctor of Medicine.

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  1. Because of this lady i am proud to be a Ghanaian

    March 22, 2017 at 2:41 pm


  2. Ofori Agyeman

    March 20, 2017 at 11:42 pm

    Abu Bonsra from Fomena Adansi in Ashanti where the bond 1844 was signed. She is a royal princess of the Bonsra Afriyie stool. We belong to a family of greats. I am proud of my cousin

    • Nana Sammy

      June 27, 2017 at 4:58 am

      Nancy Abu Bonsrah, we are proud of u, her mother is from a place called Danso in Ashanti region, we are happy to see that our dear sister is Africa start

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