Dr. Dzifa Ahadzie is a dedicated and hardworking Senior Specialist Physician/Cardiologist at the Tamale Teaching Hospital located in Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana, with an internal drive to deliver excellence. She is a tactical team player, a meticulous physician, and an excellent emerging researcher with interests in hypertension, heart failure, and women’s cardiovascular health research with a focus on strategies to empower patients to improve self-care and self-management.
Dr. Ahadzie was a member of the COVID-19 Case Management Team of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital from 2020 to 2021 where she assisted with the scheduling of duties and ensuring smooth workflow at the departmental COVID-19 treatment centre, the Residents Liaison for the Departmental Mentoring Program, Department of Internal Medicine & Therapeutics for the 2021 calendar year, being responsible for driving departmental mentoring program.
She is an Executive Member of the Ghanaian Society of Cardiology and also a member of the Organizing Committee for the World Heart Federation Roundtable on Hypertension in Ghana.
She is an ardent learner and has undergone numerous training and obtained certificates from many prestigious institutions. Notable of these are Leadership and Management in Health from the University of Washington, Transthoracic, and Transesophageal Echocardiography training course from the German Heart Centre, Berlin; & Charité‐University Hospital, and Principles of Clinical Research from the Yale Investigative Medicine Program.
Dr. Ahadzie is a recipient of the Residents-in-Training Educational Stipend (RITES) Award, Yale Partnerships for Global Health (July 2022). She is at present a member of AMPATH (Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare) Tamale Chronic Disease Management Working Group, and a fellow of Stroke and Cardiovascular Research Training, SCaRT, Fogarty Funded Program. She is also a reviewer of the Ghana Medical Journal.
Dr. Ahadzie has authored and co-authored several publications in some of the world’s leading medical journals. Currently, she is undertaking a study that seeks to compare the Diastolic Dysfunction amongst HIV-positive and negative persons at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, and another study on the Determinants of Admission and Readmission amongst adult patients with Heart Failure, serving as principal and co-principal investigator in the respective studies.
Ghanaian Society of Cardiology - 5th Annual General and Scientific Meeting