Honors, Awards and Recognitions

Year Description

2005

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
New Investigator Award, Department of Medicine

2005

Oncogenomics 2005: Dissecting Cancer Through Genome Research
AACR Minority Scholar Award in Cancer Research

2004

Advances in Cancer Research
AACR Minority Scholar Award in Cancer Research)

2002

Foundation for Digestive Health and Nutrition
Industry Research Scholar Award

1998

Mayo Foundation Scholar - Research

1998

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic
J. Arnold Bargen Award for Excellence in Gastroenterology

1997

Mayo Foundation
Eugenie M. Bolz Teaching and Research Scholarship in Gastroenterology

1995

Mayo Foundation Clinician
Investigator Fellowship

1995

NIH National Research Service Award DK 07198 (T32)

1993

NIH Clinical Trainees Award for Distinguished Accomplishments in the Biomedical Sciences

1986

University of Iowa President’s Fellow

1981

University of Newcastle Medical School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
University of Ghana Medical School Scholarship for Elective in Surgery

1978

University of Ghana Medical School
Prize for Best Student in 2nd MB Exam (Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology)

1977

University of Ghana
Mensah Sarbah Hall Prize for Academic Achievement