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Samuel is a Ghanaian-trained physician and a public health expert who currently works with Dev Afrique as a Senior Consultant. He is the founder and currently the director of Public Health Alliance International Ghana (PHAIG), a civil society health organization that addresses pertinent health problems such as Malaria, HIV, Reproductive health, Chronic diseases, neglected tropical diseases etc. within sub-Saharan Africa and drives policy changes through health research.
Samuel holds an MBChB degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. He worked as a medical officer at Korle-Bu Teaching hospital and the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (Ridge). After working in various capacities as Chief Medical Officer and Hospital/Clinic manager for various organizations such as International SOS, Goldfields Ghana, West African Rescue Association, and Queiroz Galvao, he obtained a master’s degree in public health (MPH) from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public health, where he also got certified in Occupational and Environmental Health.
He also holds an executive certificate in Business communication and Project Management from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Until March 2021, he worked as a Clinical Research Compliance Specialist with the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
He is an alumnus of the Presbyterian Boys School Secondary School (Presec Legon) in Ghana and served as the Vice-President of the North America Alumni chapter of the school.