DR. FANNY KOROMA
DR. FANNY KOROMA is a medical doctor and a graduate of the College of Medicine & Allied Health Sciences in Sierra Leone. She holds a Master of Science degree in Control of Infectious Diseases from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom. Dr. Koroma understands the need for continuous training; as such, she has pursued several online certificate courses in medicine and public health from renowned institutions. In addition, she has attended conferences/ exchange programs abroad representing Sierra Leone.
As a firm believer in leadership, Dr. Koroma has led numerous organizations as President including the Sierra Leone Medical Students' Association. She is also a member of various organizations including Junior Doctors' Association Sierra Leone.
During the peak of the Ebola outbreak, Dr. Koroma worked in the Connaught Hospital, but following the death of nurses and colleague doctors, she decided to join grassroots efforts with the World Health Organization as the Contact Tracing Mentors’ Lead in Kambia District, working with vulnerable communities. In this role, Dr. Koroma engaged in community awareness and management of quarantined homes. She is currently a part-time clinician at the Internal Medicine Department of Connaught Hospital, and works for the Centers for Disease Control, US Embassy- Sierra Leone, as Public Health Surveillance Specialist.
Most importantly, she is married to Tungie Asgill and enjoys the duties of being a wife.