Frank Akwaa, M.D.

Frank Akwaa, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704
Rochester, NY 14642

Bio

The biographical information for Frank Akwaa, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Wilmot Cancer Research Fellowship | James P. Willmot Cancer Center | Strong Memorial Hospital 2013
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Resident Ravel Award (RTA) 2010
University of Rochester School of Medicine Summer Research Fellowship 2004
Jonas E. Salk Scholarship Award for Research and Academic Excellence | Hunter College of City Univ of NY | New York, NY 2003
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society | Hunter College of City Univ of NY | New York, NY 2003
Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Scholarship | Hunter College | New York, NY 2002 - 2003
Eugene Lang Student-Faculty Research Award | Hunter College | New York, NY 2002
Stephen Bucholz Award for Biological Sciences | Hunter College | New York, NY 2002
Deans' List | Hunter College | New York, NY 1999 - 2003

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 6 available »

2014
Akwaa, F.; Spyropoulos, AC. "The potential of target-specific oral anti-coagulants for the acute and long term treatment of venous thromboembolism". Current Medical Research and Opinion. 2014; 19: 1-12.
2013
Akwaa F, Spyropoulos AC. "Treatment of Bleeding Complications When Using Oral Anticoagulants for Prevention of Strokes". Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine. 2013; 15(3): 288-98.
2013
Akwaa F, Spyropoulos. "Novel Oral Anticoagulants: A Review of the Literature and Considerations in Special Clinical Situations". Hospital Practice. 2013; 41(1): 8-18.
2013
Akwaa F, Liesveld, J. "Surrogate end points for long-term outcomes in chronic myeloid leukemia". Leukemia & Lymphoma. 2013; 54(10): 2103-11.
2005
Hyson C, Oliva R, LaDonna KA, Akwaa F, Richards J, Sahler OJ. "A Pilot Study of Music Therapy in Huntington's Disease". Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. 2005; 76(10 (Supp 4)).

Current Appointments

Instructor - Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Instructor - Cancer Center

Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Hematology and Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2007
BA | Biological Science | City University of NY, Hunter College2003

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/2010 - 06/30/2013
Residency in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center09/01/2008 - 06/30/2010
Internship in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center07/01/2007 - 06/30/2008