University of Cape Coast

Prof. David Teye Doku holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Public Health. He is a Professor at the Department of Population and Health, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, where he teaches courses in Epidemiology and Public Health, including Social Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Advanced Epidemiology, Urban Health and Global Health at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Prof. Doku is also the Director of the Directorate of Research Innovation and Consultancy (DRIC), UCC an Adjunct Professor (Docent) in Public Health at the Tampere University, Finland. 

Prof. Doku is an Associate Editor of the reputable BMC Public Health journal (Global Health Section). He has over sixty scientific publications in reputable journals. These publications have considerable non-self citations. His main research interest includes: adolescents health; health inequalities, maternal, neonatal and child health in low and- middle-income countries; tobacco control; and reproductive health. In addition, Prof. Doku  has produced a number of PhD graduates as a principal supervisor or a co-supervisor and has served as an external examiner for a couple of PhD dissertations in Africa, Europe and Australia. He has also successfully supervised several Masters theses. Prof. Doku is an external examiner for the University of Ghana, Legon, i.e. the School of Public Health, The Centre for Migration Studies and the Department of Geography and Resource Development. 

Prof. Doku has won a number of external research grants, consultancy contracts and personal awards. He has research and academic networks in several countries, including South Africa, Norway, Canada, USA, Germany, Sweden and Finland.