Dr Ellis Owusu-Dabo
Dean at School of Public Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
Dr Ellis Owusu-Dabo, dean at School of Public Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, is a consultant public health physician, teacher and researcher. As a professor of epidemiology and global health, his area of expertise is in medical epidemiology and applied public health technologies. As a teacher, he has trained undergraduate and postgraduate students at both local and international levels.
His research interest is mainly non-communicable diseases in low-income country settings and has also considerable interest in population genomics of pulmonary tuberculosis.
He has secured and managed research grants from principal granting institutions such as the European Union, National Institutes of Health, The World Bank and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as well as many bilateral organisations. He serves on several boards at both local and international levels and has a massive network of individuals and organisations. He has published almost 200 research articles in peer-reviewed journals. As Perelman International Scholar of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, his passion is in building capacities of next generation scientists and health systems to help solve Africa’s health problems through scientific research collaborations.