Bernard Appiah, Dr.P.H.

Appiah to present on infectious disease panel at the 2014 Houston Global Health Collaborative’s Connect Conference

March 12, 2014
Bernard Appiah, Dr.P.H.

Bernard Appiah, Dr.P.H.

Bernard Appiah, Dr.P.H., research associate at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, will present at the Houston Global Health Collaborative Connect 2014 Conference in Houston, Texas on March 22. The conference is a joint effort by individuals throughout the Texas Medical Center and the greater Houston area to solidify Houston as a leader in global health and community health development. Appiah will serve on the Infectious Diseases panel and will present a case study discussing the role of communication in addressing global health concerns. The presentation entitled, “Engaging health and media professionals to address global health problems: A case study of Ghana,” will emphasize the importance of communication and the role media and health professionals play in influencing the public’s behavior regarding their healthcare.

Appiah is a graduate of the Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health and is the Director of the Centre for Science and Health Communication, a non-profit organization based in Ghana. In addition, he is an associate fellow of the Communication Research Institute based in Australia

— Rae Lynn Mitchell

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