Clinical Research Assistant
Current work and interests
Joseph joined the unit in May 2023 and is working as a clinical research assistant on the Fenland study. His role involves data collection on physical activity, anthropometry, DEXA, venepuncture, and laboratory analysis, to investigate and understand the trajectory of gene-environment interactions and how these impact obesity, type 2 diabetes, and other cardiometabolic disorders.
Background and experience
Joseph has a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. He has over ten years of work experience with the Ghana Health Service as a biomedical scientist. He headed the Laboratory department of the Juaboso Government Hospital where he undertook biochemistry analysis on both clinical and research samples.