- Dr Allison Adwoa Okru has successfully graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in the United States
- The Ghanaian doctor graduated in 2020 and is beyond proud of her achievement
- Dr Okru is headed to Duke University Medical Center located in North Carolina for her internal medicine residency
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Dr Allison Adwoa Okru typifies girl power and African excellence.
She has become the latest Ghanaian woman to graduate from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in the United States of America.
After years of hard work, she finally completed her degree at the prestigious, internationally renowned research university.
Dr Okru is flying the flag of Ghana high across Africa and the world.
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Commenting about her highly laudable academic milestone, Dr Okru told the Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation (GPSF) of North America that her journey was eventful.
“I’m officially Allison O. Taylor MD, MS and what a journey it’s been,”
Just as many graduating students who have been affected by the current state of the world, Dr Okru had hoped for a much better graduation.
“Like the rest of my 2020 colleagues, I’d always envisioned match day and graduation playing out differently, but these past few months have been a constant reminder that we make plans, but God is in control.”
Dr Okru is headed to Duke University Medical Center located in North Carolina for her internal medicine residency. It is one of the best hospitals in the United States of America.
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Briefly.co.za previously reported that a young man revelled in the praise after graduation, but used the opportunity to recognise his grandmother's selflessness.
Sipheleke Zond'amaxoki Nongqotho shared a touching Facebook post to honour the most important woman in his life.
The young man graduated recently and revealed the key role his gogo played in his success.
His inspirational post explained:
"When am looking at this woman I don't just see an ordinary person, I see a hero. She worked very hard for me to be where I am. She saw lights that were so bright for me to see she pray for me. My mom stood up for me when I couldn't stand. Mama enkosi mathaba, mxasana. Lockdown couldn't stop is from celebrating our celebration."
Ludwe Sos Tapa then shared the post via the #ImStaying Facebook group and Briefly.co.za noted that it attracted more than 20 000 likes.
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