Ghanaian-born singer/songwriter, Lewis Kofi Nana Antwi, also known as Nana Kottens, has been inducted into the New York Medical College (NYMC) Delta Alpha Chapter of Delta Omega on May 24, 2022.
Delta Omega is the national honorary society for graduate studies in public health. It was founded in 1924 at the John Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health (now known as the Bloomberg School of Public Health) to promote excellence and recognise accomplishments in public health.
Over 98 years, Delta Omega has expanded to more than 100 chapters throughout the world, and has more than 15,000 members from top echelons of graduate schools and programmes of public health, as well as the public health communities.
Alumni are considered for induction based on their outstanding commitment, leadership, scholarship, and service to the field of public health. It is anticipated that candidates who work in the practice of public health can serve as a model for future generations of public health practitioners.
Nana Kottens is a 2015 Master of Public Health graduate of New York Medical College.
He is currently a commissioned officer with the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and assigned to the US Food and Drug Administration as a biotechnology investigator.
He serves as a mentor to many aspiring public health students and graduates through numerous career counseling.
His first single, ‘Mama Don’t Give Up’, was released in 2020, and has so far gained over one million views on YouTube.
The singer/songwriter’s latest single, ‘Call Girl’, recently received three nominations for Best US-Based Male Vocalist of the Year, US-Based International Collaboration of the Year, and US-Based Hiplife/Hip-Hop Song of the Year at the Ghana Music Awards USA.
In addition, he has to his credit lovely songs like ‘Odo’, ‘Mama We Miss You’, among others.
He is also scheduled to release another single titled “One More Chance” in December 2022 and his first album “Never Scared Of Trying” On June 30, 2023.
BY Prince Fiifi Yorke