George Obeng Adjei (holder of the M.D., Ph.D. degrees) has had extensive clinical experience in paediatrics, working at the Department of Child Health, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana, for many years. He has also, over the last 10 years, been involved in paediatric clinical research, initially on the pathogenesis of severe malaria in children and, more lately, on clinical trials, mainly of antimalarial drugs in children, with several peer-reviewed publications in the field. His current active area(s) of research include disposition of antimalarial, antiretroviral, and other commonly used medications in children with chronic diseases such as HIV and sickle cell disease receiving concomitant therapy, using population pharmacokinetics methodology, as well as ethics of research in vulnerable populations. He is a Faculty Member of the University of Ghana Medical School (Centre for Tropical Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics) and an Adjunct Lecturer on the M.S. Clinical Trials Program, School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Legon.
Biography Updated on 29 March 2011