Dr. Charles Apprey

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Biochemistry and Biotechnology

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Clinical Nutrition  Clinical Biochemist...~more

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Dr Apprey is Snr. Lecturer and researcher at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology with expertise in the area of Clinical and Nutritional biochemistry. Over the years, he has been involved in a number of researches including food systems, Nutritional intervention in some non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes and hypertension and also focused a number of his research on food environment. His PhD studies focused on Nutritional intervention in children undergoing cancer chemotherapy for (Burkitt’s lymphoma and Wilms’s Tumour) at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana.

He has many years of laboratory experience and a recipient of a grant from Nestle Foundation to investigate the underlying causes of malnutrition in pregnant adolescents in Ghana. He has also have been involved in the Researching the obesogenic food environment in Ghana and South Africa research funded by the International Development Research Centre, Canada where investigated was done on the value chain of some healthy and non-healthy food commodities including fruit and vegetables. He has about 7 years of teaching experience and currently with 57 publications in peer-reviewed journals with 18 peered reviewed abstracts from conference presentations.

He has also served as an internal examiner for over 40 PhD, MPhil and MSc students in Human Nutrition and Dietetics and the undergraduate programme in Biochemistry at the KNUST. Currently he serves as external examiner for the Department of Nutrition at the University of Ghana and the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Malawi. He is also currently a member of the Research and Innovation sub-committee of the Ghana Standards Authority as well as a programme assessor for the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission.

He has also served as a reviewer for a number of International Journals some of which include; Frontiers in Nutrition, Journal of Nutritional Science, Nutrition and Food Science, Nutrition and Cancer Journal, Asian Food Science Journal, International Journal of Tropical Diseases and Health, Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research. He has also coordinated the PhD/MPhil/MSc. Human Nutrition and Dietetics at the KNUST for the past three years and currently the Department Examinations Officer.

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