Amos Mwaura
MD Student
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

I am a sophomore from Kansas City, Missouri majoring in Biology w/ a Specialization in Behavioral Biology and Minoring in Psychology. Throughout my life, I’ve developed a passion in giving back to the youth. I hope to explore this passion through my research at the Brain and Early Experiences Lab. I am interested in learning how factors such as socioeconomic status and race affect the development of youth. My ultimate goal is to attend medical school, and eventually earn a dual residency in family medicine and psychiatry. Outside the lab, I enjoy watching sports and participating in BU’s improv troupe, Liquid Fun.

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  1. Carnino JM, Walia AS, Lara FR, Mwaura AM, Levi JR. The effect of frenectomy for tongue-tie, lip-tie, or cheek-tie on breastfeeding outcomes: A systematic review of articles over time and suggestions for management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2023 Aug; 171:111638.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37352592; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2023.111638;
  2. Tarkang PA, Okalebo FA, Siminyu JD, Ngugi WN, Mwaura AM, Mugweru J, Agbor GA, Guantai AN. Pharmacological evidence for the folk use of Nefang: antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive activities of its constituent plants. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015 Jun 09; 15:174. PMID: 26055261
  3. Sinei KA, Mwangi JW, Achola KJ, Munenge RW, Mwaura AM. Potentiation of uterine stimulatory action of Adenia globosa Engl. by oxytocin in vitro. Afr J Health Sci. 1994 Nov; 1(4):191-193. PMID: 12153348

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2019 The Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, Boston University: Jonathan Priester Award
2018 Kilachand Honors College, Boston University: Admission
2018-2022 Boston University College of Arts and Sciences: Dean's List
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