Mrs. Victoria Bam is an Associate Professor at the Department of Nursing. Her undergraduate training in Nursing was at the University of Ghana, Legon. Her graduate studies was in Health Services Planning and Management at KNUST. She also undertook postgraduate studies in Community Health as a split programme between KNUST and DBL-Institute for Health Research and Development, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
She is a registered nurse with Midwifery and Public Health Nursing backgrounds. She practiced as a professional nurse and midwife with clinical work experiences at the Korle-Bu and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospitals
Prof. Bam is a pioneer lecturer of the KNUST Department of Nursing, and was instrumental in the development of the academic programmes of the department.
She is a Fulbright Scholar who served as a Scholar-in-Residence at the Millikin University, Illinois, USA for the 2019-2020 academic year where she taught Global Health, Community Health Nursing and Transcultural Nursing. She is a member of the Governing Council of the Africa Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth. She is an external assessor and examiner for School of Nursing and Midwifery in a number of universities. She is a foundation fellow of the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives and a fellow of the West African College of Nurses.
Prof. Bam has supervised the research projects of over 100 students at the BSc., MSc., MPhil., and PhD. levels. Her research interests areas are public health interventions, maternal and childhealth, pain management, diabetes management and emergency care. She has published many scholarly articles to her credit.
She is an assessor of Nursing, Midwifery and Community Health Nursing programmes in many universities, university colleges and diploma schools.
She has won several awards in relation to excellence, leadership, service, innovation and dedication to work.