Hi friends, this is Dr. Michael Williams and welcome back to another episode of the diversify in path podcast.
This podcast explores how investing in diversity can lead to a high return of investment in pathology and laboratory medicine by learning from the knowledge and experiences of diverse voices within our field.
My next guest is Dr. Chinelo Onyenekwu
Dr. Chinelo Onyenekwu is a graduate of medicine from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She has served as a medical officer with the Nigerian Navy and a resident at the Lagos university Teaching Hospital currently holding double board certification in Chemical Pathology from the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria and the West African College of Physicians.
Over 14 years, she has successfully built a career in laboratory medicine, quality management, clinical and operational research. Dr. Onyenekwu has held academic and administrative roles in tertiary academic and health institutions in Nigeria and South Africa. She currently is a third-year pathology resident at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) where she is actively involved in various research works. She is a clinical pathology enthusiast with interests in laboratory quality management and quality improvement.
Outside of residency training, she serves as a co-editor of the MCW Pathology Twitter page. She loves to travel, try out new recipes and is actively involved in mentoring medical students and graduates applying for pathology residency. Dr. Onyenekwu is a future Transfusion Medicine fellow at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.