Ama Ahenkorah is a Family Nurse Practitioner at the Edward M Kennedy Health Center in Worcester, MA. She migrated from Ghana to the US in 2003 and obtained her undergraduate degree at the University of Education- Ghana where she received a Bachelor of Education.
Ama received her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Graduate School of Nursing and currently board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Her experience as a teacher and currently as a primary care provider at the Edward M Kennedy Community Health Center in Worcester, a federally qualified health center has contributed to her immense passion to help improve the health of the under privileged. She is affiliated to the University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Center.
As an immigrant from a developing country, she has an immense passion for working with underserved populations.
She is the founder and president of Boston Medical Services Ghana. Ama volunteers her time working with African immigrants at local churches in the Worcester area on modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes, preconception care, contraception, and routine age appropriate screenings.