Senior Research Fellow

University of Nottingham


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Dr Ralph Akyea

Community Member


Dr Ralph Akyea is a Senior Research Fellow within the Centre for Academic Primary Care, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham.

Dr Akyea obtained his medical degree from the University of Ghana Medical School, master’s degree in public health (MPH) and doctorate (PhD) in Primary Care from the University of Nottingham.

Ralph’s research involves the use of health databases. He applies novel epidemiological, statistical, and data science methods to understand disease heterogeneity and identify unique patient groups at greater risk of adverse clinical outcomes. He collaborates extensively with multidisciplinary research teams internationally and charities to improve clinical outcomes.

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