Dr. Daniel Boateng


Research Areas/Interests

Epidemiology, Non-communicable diseases, Public Health, Multimorbidity, Evidence synthesis...~more


Daniel Boateng is an Epidemiologist and research scientist with 8+ years’ experience in global health research, focusing on non-communicable diseases, dietary behavior, implementation science, maternal health, and multimorbidity in migrants, ethnic minorities, vulnerable and low- and middle-income country populations. He is a Lecturer at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the School of Public Health, KNUST.

Dr. Boateng was trained as a Clinical Epidemiologist (MSc and PhD) from Utrecht University in the Netherlands and he is a registered Epidemiologist with the Netherlands Epidemiology Society (VvE). He has previous training in Public Health from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He has further training in Implementation Science Global Alliance for Chronic diseases, Thailand’s Health Systems Research Institute & Mahidol University, Thailand.  He has strong expertise in the evaluation of interventions, evidence synthesis, empirical and computational analysis and both quantitative and qualitative research designs.

Dr. Boateng works with international research consortia across the globe and has wider working collaborations internationally, including institutions such as Wits University and the North-West University in South Africa, The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Belgium and working partners from many countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.

Dr. Boateng supervises medical, Master and PhD students and trains and supports many students in systematic reviews and evidence synthesis both in the Netherlands, Ghana and internationally. He teaches migration and health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health and coordinates a course on scientific writing, mentoring, and skills building for PhDs and Postdocs (Global Health Writing Retreat) under the Utrecht University/ University Medical Center Utrecht Summer School and also serves as a Guest Lecturer on non-communicable disease Epidemiology at the Wits University in South Africa.

Dr. Boateng has 50+ authored/co-authored peer-reviewed publications and conference papers and has presented his findings in many international conferences globally. He serves as a reviewer for many peer-reviewed journals (https://publons.com/researcher/289090/daniel-boateng/peer-review/) and currently serves as a Guest (Academic) Editor and Deputy Editor for PLOS ONE and Global Heart Journal respectively.

He is a member of the Dutch Society for Tropical Medicine and International Health (NVTG), The Netherlands; International Society for Developmental Origins of Health and Disease; African Nutrition Network (ANN); Agriculture, International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM), Nutrition and Health Academy (ANH Academy) and a Faculty member of the European Society of Cardiology.


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