Rev. (Prof.) Charles Ansah


Dept: Pharmacology
Room C118
Tackie Building
Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Health Sciences
KNUST, Kumasi

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Research Areas/Interests

My research has generally focused on both in vitro and in vivo models: Evaluation and assessment of the efficacy and potential toxicity/ safety of med...~more

My full CV


I have considerable experience as a university professor and administrator.  I have been a university administrator as a Head of Department, Dean and acted as Provost on several occasions.  I have also served as a former Pro Vice-Chancellor.  I have served on several non-statutory and statutory committees of KNUST including the Academic Board. I have been   in attendance at the Governing Council of KNUST as a Pro Vice-Chancellor.  I have served as an assessor of the defunct NAB for new programmes at both public and private universities.

I have travelled extensively to other universities and I am familiar with the processes and procedures in university management and how universities should brace themselves to face future challenges in the face of dwindling public funding.

I have also served on several state boards including the Agogo Presbyterian College of Education, Pharmacy Council, Food and Drugs Authority and the Centre for Plant Medicine Research, Mampong Akuapem. Presently, I am presently a member of the Ministry of Health Research Committee on Herbal medicines for the possible management of Covid-19 and serve on the Ad Hoc committee charged to develop basic procedures for assessing the efficacy and safety of herbal products.

 I am an astute researcher in the area of toxicology, pharmacy, pharmacology and herbal medicine and have published extensively in reputable journals in the area of toxicology and pharmacology  Am also a member of the KNUST research team on Covid-19.  Currently, I serve as an Expert/ Consultant of traditional medicine for the West African Health Organization (WAHO).

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