Victoria Bam

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology

afrehealth nominee Victoria Bam

Mrs. Victoria Bam is an Associate Professor at the Department of Nursing and the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. She serves in various leadership roles in academia and the professional body and is a mentor. Her undergraduate training in Nursing was at the University of Ghana, Legon. Her graduate studies was in Health Services Planning and Management at KNUST and her PhD. studies in Community Health was a split programme between KNUST and DBL-Institute for Health Research and Development, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

She is a registered nurse and practiced as a professional nurse and midwife at the Korle-Bu and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospitals in Ghana. She is a pioneer lecturer of the KNUST Department of Nursing, and was instrumental in the development of the academic programmes of the department.
She is a Fulbright Scholar and was at Millikin University, Illinois, USA for the 2019-2020 academic year where she taught Global Health, Community Health Nursing and Transcultural Nursing. She is a member of the Governing Council of the Africa Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth). She is an external assessor and examiner for a number of universities. She is a foundation fellow of the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives and a fellow of the West African College of Nurses.

Her research interest areas are public health interventions in maternal and childhealth, diabetes management, pain management; and emergency care. She is a supervisor for many undergraduate and postgraduate students’ research projects. She has published many scholarly articles to her credit and made presentations at many conferences. She has won several awards in relation to excellence, leadership, service, innovation and dedication to work.

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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

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