Kafui Adjaye-Gbewonyo

Kafui Adjaye-Gbewonyo (USA)

Agricultural trade policy, food prices and nutritional disparities in developing countries

Doctorate: ScD in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard University, USA, 2016
Current Employment: Research Fellow, Harvard University, USA
Home mentor: Dr. S.V. Subramanian, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, USA.
Host mentor: Dr. Samuel Codjoe, Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, Ghana

Short bio

Dr. Kafui Adjaye-Gbewonyo is a social epidemiologist who received her Doctor of Science in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Her research interests are in the social determinants of health, population health, and quantitative research methods. She is particularly interested in measuring the effects of societal factors, macroeconomics, and policy on health in African countries. For her IMMANA Fellowship, Kafui will be based at the Regional Institute for Population Studies at the University of Ghana and plans to study the relationship between agricultural trade policies and undernutrition across several African countries. Kafui is currently working as a research fellow in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School on a project evaluating non-communicable diseases among the poorest populations in the world.