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Kwame Sakyi, MSPH, Ph.D.

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Title: Associate Professor - Public Health
Office: 3101 Human Health Building
Phone: (248) 364-8846
Fax: (248) 364-8657
E-mail:  [email protected]

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 

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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