Research Interests

  • Infant Feeding (Breastfeeding) and Child Health
  • Culture and Immigrant Families’ Health
  • The Role of the Family in the Development of the Child Especially Children with Health Problems
  • Pre-School Children’s Health
  • Culture, Care, and Child Health

Research + Teaching Interests: reast-feeding and child health; pre-school children’s health; role of the family in child development; immigrant families’ health; culture and health

Regional Expertise: Ghana

Areas: Child health in traditional societies, esp. Ghana.

Middle Eastern Studies, African Studies, Allied Health
PhD, Indiana University, 2002
MA, Indiana University, 1999
BA, University of Ghana, 1994