About Us

Who We Are

African Primary Healthcare Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization founded by the Emeruwas, collaborating with other NGOs such as (Aspen African Health, Education and Research Initiative in Nigeria) and philanthropists. The Foundation operates under a Tax ID #20-2883806.

The focus of African Primary Healthcare Foundation is supporting Primary Healthcare and Education, especially, girls’ education in Africa.

The Foundation has a six-member board:

  1. Iheanacho Emeruwa, MD, FACP, FACOG
    B.S. Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude   –   Edinboro State College
    MD (AOA)  –   Howard University College of Medicine
    CEO/Medical Director  –  Aspen Medical Group, Inc.
  2. Udochukwu Asonye MD, FAAP
    MBBS  –  University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria
    Pediatric Residency & Fellowship  –  University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
    Executive VP/COO  –  Optimum Hospitalists & Pediatric Subspecialists, Ltd Oak Brook Illinois
  3. Magdalen Emeruwa, M.Sc.
    B.Sc. Chemical Engineering  –  Syracuse University
    M.Sc. Chemical Engineering  –  Howard University
    Administrator  –  Aspen Medical Group, Inc.
    President/CEO  –  Associated Management Consultants, Inc.
  4. Iheanacho O. Emeruwa, MD, MBA
    BA Biomedical Engineering – Harvard University
    MD – Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
    MBA – Columbia University Business School
    Internal Medicine Residency – Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital

    (STAR) Fellow Physician
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine | Department of Medicine
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

    PhD Candidate, Health Policy and Management
    Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA

    Biodesign Innovation Fellow
    UCLA Health

  5. Ukachi N. Emeruwa, MD, MPH
    BA Economics & Global Health – Princeton University
    MD – Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons
    MPH – Harvard University, T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    OB/GYN Residency – Harvard University/Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Integrated Residency Program

    Fellow Physician
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine | Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital

  6. Ezinne N. Emeruwa, MD, MPH
    B.S. Physics – Princeton UniversityMD – Columbia University, College of Physicians & SurgeonsMPH – Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

    Pediatrics Residency – Stanford University Hospital

    Fellow Physician
    Division of Cardiology | Department of Pediatrics
    Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital

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