Prof Ernest Kenu ascends to highest academic faculty rank at the University of Ghana

Dr Ernest Kenu has been promoted from Associate Professor to Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Ghana School of Public Health. This achievement stands as a testament to his unwavering dedication, exceptional leadership, and invaluable contributions to the field.

At the University of Ghana and generally in the Commonwealth, academic faculty raking at university level starts from Assistant Lecturer through Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor to Professor.

Prof. Kenu, who currently serves as the Program Director of the Ghana Field Epidemiology Network and previously chaired the Board of Directors of the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), has long been recognized for his groundbreaking work in public health education and capacity-building.

“Join us in celebrating the remarkable achievement of Prof. Ernest Kenu,” reads the announcement from the University of Ghana School of Public Health. “His promotion to Full Professor of Epidemiology is a testament to his years of hard work, dedication, and exemplary service.”

Throughout his tenure as Program Director of the Ghana Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme, Prof. Kenu has been a driving force behind the advancement of public health training and practice in Ghana. His leadership has fostered innovation and excellence, shaping the next generation of epidemiologists and public health professionals.

AFENET is delighted to acknowledge Prof. Kenu’s significant contributions to the field of epidemiology and public health. His dedication, passion for excellence, and leadership have been pivotal in advancing public health education and capacity-building in Ghana and beyond.

His continued guidance and mentorship are poised to inspire generations of epidemiologists and public health practitioners to strive for excellence.

Congratulations once again, Prof. Kenu, on achieving this remarkable milestone! AFENET and the entire public health community stand proud of your accomplishment and eagerly anticipate the positive impact you will continue to make in the field.

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