Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Foresterhill CampusSchool Of Mmsn
Bernard Yeboah-Asiamah Asare is a PhD student at both Curtin University, Australia, and the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, supervised by Prof Suzanne Robinson (Curtin University and Deakin University, Australia), Dr Dominika Kwasnicka (University of Melbourne, Australia) and Dr Daniel Powell (University of Aberdeen, Scotland). Bernard's interdisciplinary PhD is focused on exploring health-related behaviours and outcomes in people in rotation work (onshore mining and offshore oil and gas). Bernard uses quantitative methods including surveys, ecological momentary assessment, longitudinal modelling and examining productivity loss due to absenteeism and presenteeism.
Bernard holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the University of Ghana. Bernard has previously taught courses in public health at the University of Education, Winneba, Ghana and worked as a Research Assistant at the National Cardiothoracic Centre of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana. He has proficiency in quantitative research and data analysis with STATA and SPSS analysis tools.
- MPH Public Health2015 - University of Ghana
- BSc Herbal Medicine2008 - Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
Curtin University, Australia
My research interest lies in quantitative research and a wide range of areas, including Behavioural Sciences, Occupational Health Psychology, Cardiovascular diseases, Maternal and Child Health, and Epidemiology.
Current research projects include;
- Exploring health issues associated with FIFO/rotation work by employing intensive longitudinal assessment methods
- Intimate Partner Violence in Africa and Papua New Guinea
- Suicidal behaviours among school-going adolescents in developing countries
Previous research projects include;
- Breast feeding practices and determinants of exclusive breastfeeding in Ghana
- Sexual behaviours and reproductive health services utilization in adolescents and women in Ghana
- Knowledge and perceptions about prostate cancer and attitudes toward screening among male teacher in Ghana
Funding and Grants
Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance International Postgraduate Research Scholarship and Research Stipend Scholarship