DEAN’S PROFILE

Professor Matilda Steiner-Asiedu

Prof. Matilda Steiner-Asiedu graduated with a B.Sc. (Home Science Foods option) in 1982 from the University of Ghana. She also has a B.Sc. (Biology/Chemistry) in 1987, M.Phil. (Human Nutrition) in 1989 and a Ph.D. (Human Nutrition) in 1994, all these three degrees from the University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.

She also holds a Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

Prior to her engagement with the University of Ghana, Prof. Matilda Steiner-Asiedu worked as FAO Consultant (Fish Utilization Division in Rome, Italy and as a Research Fellow, Centre for International Health, Bergen, Norway between 1990 and 1992.

She was also the Head of Department for the Department of Nutrition and Food Science between 2011-2014. She was appointed the Dean for the School of Biological Sciences from 2015 to date.

Among her Research interests includes; Dietary communication and change research, Infant and Child nutrition, Weight control, obesity and obesity advocacy amongst others.

Prof. Matilda Steiner-Asiedu has written Book Chapters, Reports/Manuscripts, Newspaper Articles and a lot of publications to her credit. She won the 2012 African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award Laureate for Earth and Life Sciences.