Tawia A. Apenteng, MD

Tawia A. Apenteng, MD

Tawia Apenteng, MD, is an attending neonatologist at CHOP Newborn Care at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Locations: CHOP Newborn Care at Pennsylvania Hospital; Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Tawia Apenteng, MD, FAAP, is an attending physician in the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Dr. Apenteng was born in Ghana and grew up in West Africa. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Economics with Honors from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. She attended the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She completed her residency and fellowship training at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She also received a Certificate in Clinical Research from the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

Dr. Apenteng has a strong interest in improving newborn health in resource-poor countries and has explored the cost-effectiveness of interventions to decrease neonatal mortality in Ghana.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Neonatology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neonatologist

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Cost-effectiveness of interventions to improve neonatal mortality in Ghana

Publications

Books

Chapters

2013

Raab E, Apenteng T, Handzel J, Harris M. Neonatology. The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics, 2e. Frank G, Shah SS, Catallozzi MC, Zaoutis LB (eds). New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2013.

2007

Apenteng T, contributing author. First Aid Q & A for the USMLE Step2 CK. Le T, Shivaram A, Klein J (eds). New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2007.

Apenteng T, contributing author. USMLERx Step 2 CK Online Test Bank. Le T, Shivaram A, Klein J (eds). 2007.

Posters and Presentations

2013

Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions to decrease Neonatal Mortality in Ghana. Poster Presentation: Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting. 2013 Mar, Washington, DC.

Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions to decrease Neonatal Mortality in Ghana. Platform Presentation: Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2013 May 4-7, Washington, DC.