Title: (1) Family Physician and Associate Dean of Community Health; (2) Attending Physician
Company: (1) Drexel University College of Medicine; (2) Tower Health
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Annette B. Gadegbeku, MD, Family Physician and Associate Dean of Community Health at the Drexel University College of Medicine, and Attending Physician at Tower Health, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in health care and medical education.
Dr. Gadegbeku is an experienced professional in family medicine, community health, health equity, adolescent health, women’s health, and primary care. Since 2022, she has found success as a family physician and associate dean of community health with the Drexel University College of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Since 2020, Dr. Gadegbeku has also worked as an attending physician at Tower Health, and since 2019, she has been the chief of the Division of Community Health with the Department of Family, Community & Preventative Medicine. With a wealth of professional experience to her credit, she previously worked for a decade as an attending physician at both Hahnemann University Hospital and the Drexel University College of Medicine from 2009 to 2019.
Dr. Gadegbeku prepared for her career in medicine at Brown University, graduating in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts in biology. She went on to earn a Doctor of Medicine from the Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine in 2004 and completed her residency in family medicine at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in 2007. Dr. Gadegbeku completed an additional fellowship in primary care faculty development at Michigan State University in 2008. For her accomplishments, she earned a President’s Award for Community Service from Drexel University, the Zaro Community Award, a Teacher of the Year Award, and recognition from the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Gadegbeku is a member of the American Medical Women’s Association, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association, among additional professional organizations. In the coming years, she hopes to encourage more partnerships between health care professionals and local neighborhoods to promote community health in Philadelphia.
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