The UGMC Board

Dr. Samuel Yaw Opoku

Dr. Samuel Yaw Opoku, is the Registrar of the Allied Health Professions Council, Ministry of Health. He was a Senior Lecturer and served as a Head of Department of Radiography, University of Ghana as well as the Head of the Radiotherapy Unit at the National Centre for Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra. Ghana. 
He holds Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Radiation Medicine from Howard University in Washington DC, USA, Master of Philosophy and Doctor in Philosophy from City University, London. He also has Post-Graduate Diploma Certificate in Research and Ethical Review from Keeley University, UK. 
He has served on several Boards and Committees of the Ministry of Health and University of Ghana as well as other public and quasi-governmental organizations. He is an External Examiner of several Universities including University of Cape Town in South African and also serves as an Assessor for the National Accreditation Board of Ghana. 
On July 8, 2020, His Excellency the President of the Republic appointed him to serve on Board of Directors of University of Ghana Centre, Legon, Accra.