Lecture – “Place of Residence and Women’s Reproductive Health in Ghana”

Professor Richard Adanu is an obstetrician-gynecologist who earned his master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University in 2005. He is an experienced educator, involved in teaching medical students and trainees in obstetrics and gynecology as well as public health students at the University of Ghana School of Public Health. He served as head of the Population, Family and Reproductive Health Department at the School of Public Health at the University of Ghana before being promoted to Vice Dean and, most recently, Dean. Dean Adanu is a seasoned researcher in the field of women’s health. His research interests include epidemiology of obstetric and gynecological disorders in Ghana, family planning, cervical cancer screening, and maternal injuries. He has served as a faculty mentor for the Minority and Health Disparities International Research Training Program (MHIRT) at the University of Michigan for nearly a decade, working with several U-M faculty and mentoring dozens of U-M students through projects focused on maternal and child health in Ghana. He is also a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics.

Date:  November 6, 2012
Time:  3:00 PM
Location:  3755 SPH I
Sponsored by Global Public Health Initiative.

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