Dr. Kofi Bobi Barimah was the Foundation Dean of the Faculty of Public Health & Allied Sciences at the Catholic University College of Ghana-Fiapre where he also served as its acting Dean from 2007-2013. Before relocating to Ghana in 2003, he was the Research & Profile Development Manager at the Ontario Association of Youth Employment Centres, Toronto, Canada. Dr. Barimah has over 15 years experience in Health Promotion and Community Development in the non-profit sector in Canada both at the managerial and grassroots level. He is currently the Director of Research & Consultancy at the Ghana Technology University College.
Dr. Barimah obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Ghana, Legon; his Master of Science degree in Rural Extension Studies from the University of Guelph, Canada; his Master of Arts degree in Community Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada; his Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom. He has research and teaching experience on three continents: Africa (Catholic University of Ghana, University of Ghana, Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration, Ghana Technology University College) Europe (University of Aberdeen) North America (Wilfrid Laurier University, Ryerson University; University of Guelph).