Dr. Kwakwa is a physician providing care to adolescents and adults with HIV infection at the Mercy Hospital in West Philadelphia and the Jonathan Lax Center in Center City Philadelphia. She received her undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania where she majored in chemistry, and went on to Yale University where she received her M.D. as well as an M.D.H. focusing on the epidemiology of infectious diseases. Her internship and residency were completed at Brown University in Rhode Island where she participated actively in providing care to patients in the HIV treatment center at Miriam Hospital. Her main interests are HIV in underserved populations and in women. Having been born in Ghana, she also has an interest in HIV in Africa.