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Emilia Udofia

University of Michigan African Presidential Scholar, 2012-13

  • About

    Emilia Asuquo Udofia is a Lecturer in the Department of Community Health at the University of Ghana Medical School, Korle Bu in Ghana. She graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka with a degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1994. Emilia is now a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health in the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. Her professional experience includes HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support. Her research interests involve maternity care services and environmental health. During her UMAPS fellowship she plans to enhance her research skills and develop her Ph.D. project on the quantification, characterization, composition and management of medical waste in district hospitals and communities in Southern Ghana. She will also write a review paper on medical waste management in Africa. Emilia is working with Professor Jerome Nriagu, School of Public Health Epidemiology.