A renowned Ghanaian American based doctor, Denise A. Asafo-Adjei has has just made history as the first Black woman to complete residency in urology at Columbia University. No Black woman has been able to complete the program for 266 years now since Columbia University was established.
Currently, Doctor Denise Asafu-Adjei has taken another big step to start her study in andrology (Sexual Dysfunction and Male Infertility) at the University of California.
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Her Journey started from Carnegie Mellon University, to Michigan Medicine University to Harvard University to University of Columbia where she made history and now at University of California, LA.
Urology, which is also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs.
According to Denise Asafu-Adjei, “it took tremendous support from God, her parents, awesome siblings, family, fabulous friends, wonderful mentors, sponsors, and lover for her to attain this“. She also noted that every step of her journey has been full of hard work and countless sacrifices.
Congrats Dr. Denise Asafu-Adjei and keep on the great works.