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Helena KwakwaBiography

Helena Kwakwa, MD, MPH

Dr. Kwakwa is a physician specializing in HIV medicine currently serving as Director of HIV Clinical Services for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. 

Her particular areas of interest and research include HIV in women, HIV in the Black community, and access to care for persons living with HIV.  She has published on Hepatitis C and its intersection with HIV.  Having grown up in Ghana, she also has an interest in issues relating to HIV in the developing world, and HIV in the US immigrant population.

Dr. Kwakwa is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College, and Yale University Schools of Medicine and Public Health