Dr Owusu-Dabo is a Consultant Public Health Physician, Teacher and Researcher. His area of expertise is in Medical Epidemiology and applied public health technologies. Ellis has secured multimillion United States Dollar research grants, trained both undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as mentored young faculty at the local and international levels. His area of research interest is mainly non-communicable disease in low-income country settings, although with considerable interest in population genomics of pulmonary tuberculosis. Dr Owusu-Dabo’s passion is in building capacities of next generation scientists to help solve Africa’s many health needs.