Chronicity Care Africa researcher, Dr Leonard Baatiema has been appointed as lecturer in the University of Ghana’s School of Public Health (SPH). He will teach and supervise both Masters and PhD students at SPH’s department of Health Policy, Planning and Management.
He said : ”I am looking forward to become an established research leader in health policy and systems globally and so this appointment as a lecturer in Ghana’s premiere university provides me with an excellent academic environment to build my long term research goal.”
In addition, Dr Baatiema has won a two-year Stroke and Cardiovascular Research Training (S-CaRT) Institute Fellowship. As part of the fellowship, he will receive training and mentoring on conducting cutting-edge research on stroke prevention and cardiovascular research.
“Through this fellowship, I hope to develop a sustainable network and expertise in health systems research in relation to cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke in order to play more leadership roles in research and academia in sub-Saharan Africa,” Dr Leonard Baatiema said.
The S-CaRT fellowship is funded by the National Institute of Health in the United States.