Improving global prehospital and emergency medicine, public health, and disaster health care and preparedness

Joseph Bonney

Joseph Bonney is an energetic Emergency Medicine Specialist from Ghana. He trained in the local Emergency Medicine training program with the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, currently pursuing his fellowship program in Adult Emergency Medicine with the same program and a fellowship in Disaster and Emergency Preparedness from SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York, USA.

He holds a Master’s in Public Health, specializing in Health Service Planning and Management, from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana and a Master’s Degree in Disaster Medicine (MSc DM) from the CRIMEDIM – Center for Research and Training in Disaster Medicine, Humanitarian Aid, and Global Health, University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy where he is pursuing his PhD in Disaster Medicine, Humanitarian Aid, and Global Health. Currently, he works as an Emergency Medicine Specialist/Attending at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital’s Emergency Medicine Directorate and heads The Research and Innovations’ Office in the same Directorate.

Joe is a founding member of the Emergency Medicine Society of Ghana (EMSOG), current Vice President of the African Federation for Emergency Medicine, Executive Director of the Young Researchers’ Forum, Member of the IFEM WHO Task Force. He is a member of the African Coalition for Epidemic Research, Response and Training (ALERRT) and the 2020 fellow for the ISARIC Career Development Fellowship Scheme. He serves as an editor for the Ghana Medical Journal, African Journal for Emergency Medicine, and the Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review.

Dr. Bonney is a Research Fellow with the Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research Group at the Kumasi Collaborative Centre for Research in Tropical Medicine. His keen interest in Research, Emergency and Disaster Medicine has propelled him to work with major players in the health industry and he is always ready to engage in more collaborations to improve healthcare and research in the sub-region. Joe is a fun and focused leader, team player, and wonderful photographer.