Dr Dan Yedu Quansah
Research Scientist, Public health scientist and clinical epidemiologist
Research interest include the novel role of lifestyle and psychosocial interventions in improving metabolic outcomes, the predictors and consequences of weight retention, and insulin resistance and secretion research in women with gestational diabetes.
2020: Doctor of Philosophy in Life sciences (Cardiovascular and metabolism)
2017: Master of Public Health (Nutrition epidemiology)
2016: Certificate in Global Health and Human Rights
2015: Diploma in Korean Language
2012: Bachelor of Human Biology
English, French, Korean
Originally, from Agona Kwanyako in Ghana, Dr. Dan Yedu Quansah completed his undergraduate studies in Human Biology at the Cape Coast, Ghana. Between 2012 and 2013, Dr. Quansah was a senior research assistant at the school of nursing in the University of Cape Coast where he assisted in faculty teaching and research. He won the prestigious Korean Government Postgraduate scholarship in 2014 to study a master of public health (nutrition epidemiology) degree at the Seoul National University. He graduated on top of his graduating class and passed with distinction. Whilst studying for his master’s degree, He obtained a diploma in Korean language at the Dongseo University in Busan, South Korea as well as a certificate in Global health and Human right at the Geneva University in Switzerland.
He subsequently won the prestigious Swiss Excellence Scholarship in 2017 to conduct a PhD research at the Lausanne University in Switzerland under the supervision of Prof. Jardena Puder. He completed his PhD study in 2020.
From 2017 to 2020, Dr. Quansah specialized in the field of Cardiovascular and metabolism and clinical research in women with Gestational diabetes mellitus. He is currently with Prof Jardena Puder at the Lausanne University Hospital as a research scientist.