John Amuasi

Hub Lead, Executive Board Member

Dr Amuasi completed his post- graduate training at the University of Minnesota in the USA with a PhD in clinical research outcomes and has extensive experience in building trans-national research collaborations, dealing with national and international health authorities and reporting along a wide range of stakeholders. He was trained as a medical doctor in Ghana, working as a medical officer at the 1,000-bed Komfo Anokye Teaching hospital in Kumasi, Ghana from 2004-2010. He also served as the Head of the Research and Development Unit of the Hospital from 2007-2010.

He has served as a Steering Committee Member of the Ebola Data Sharing Platform (with other representatives from WHO, MSF, IMC, Wellcome Trust, Oxford University, WAHO).

He has been at the fore-front of global efforts towards addressing emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and currently serves as an Executive Committee member of the African Coalition for Epidemic Research, Response and Training (ALERRT).

Dr. Amuasi is a lecturer at the Global Health Department of the School of Public Health at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), and also serves as a Senior Research Fellow the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine which hosts the Secretariat for the African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD) of which he is the Executive Director.