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School of Health Sciences

Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-3562
shs@oakland.edu

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

School of Health Sciences

Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-3562
shs@oakland.edu

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Kwame Sakyi, MSPH, Ph.D.

Kwami Sakyi
Title: Assistant Professor
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
Office: 3101 Human Health Building
Phone: (248) 364-8846
Fax: (248) 364-8657
E-mail:  ksakyi@oakland.edu

Educational Background: 
PhD; International (Global) Health; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
MSPH; Social and Behavioral Interventions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
BA; Biochemistry; Minor; International Studies, Albion College 

Research/Scholarship: 
Dr. Kwame Sakyi has devoted most of his training and research over the past eight years to understand the determinants of maternal, neonatal and child well-being in low and middle-income countries and identify interventions to address them. He has sought this understanding through projects relating to infectious diseases (HIV and malaria), developmental disabilities, and maternal and child mental health. Currently, he is the PI of an R25 Research Grant from the NIH to examine how caring for low birthweight infants affect retention of postpartum women in HIV care in Ghana. He is the founder and Director of the Center for Learning and Childhood Development-Ghana, a non-profit organization that focuses on early childhood development. Over the next decade, his goal to translate his understanding of the determinants of maternal, neonatal and child well-being into interventions that saves lives and promote health in this vulnerable population.

Personal Interests: 
Playing soccer, watching movies, taking long walks, spending time with others, attending religious services

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Personal Website: 
www.clcdghana.org