Congratulations to Dr Robert Akparibo who was awarded his PhD last Friday. Robert has degrees from Ghana, Denmark and now Sheffield. His PhD was a realist evaluation of community-based management of severe-acute malnutrition in children in mainstream primary health care setting in Ghana. He is currently University Teacher in Public Health at ScHARR, with responsibility to develop the new MSc in Health Services, Management and Systems (commencing in September 2014). He is also currently the Deputy Co-ordinator of the Key issues in Global Public Health module, as well as Course Director of the Erasmus Mundus European Masters of Public Health Programme.
Robert came to Sheffield in 2007 to pursue the Masters Degree in European Public Health. He has previously worked as public health specialist in several West African countries including Ghana, Senegal and Burkina Faso. If you are interested in the EuroPubHealth course you can find more information at www.europubhealth.org