Researchers

Prof.dr. Charles Agyemang
 Amsterdam University Medical Centres,
Location AMC, University of Amsterdam, 
The Netherlands
Prof.dr. Karien Stronks
Amsterdam University Medical Centres,
Location AMC, University of Amsterdam,
The Netherlands
Dr. Erik Beune
Amsterdam University Medical Centres,
Location AMC, University of Amsterdam,
The Netherlands
Prof. Liam Smeeth
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Dr. Juliet Addo
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Prof. dr. Ellis Owusu-Dabo
Kwame Nkrumah University of 
Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana 
Dr. Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch
Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University
Prof. dr. Matthias B Schulze
German Institute of Human Nutrition, 
Nuthetal, Germany
Dr. Ina Danquah
German Institute of Human Nutrition, 
Nuthetal, Germany
Prof. dr. Frank P Mockenhaupt
Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charité-Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Corporate Member of Freie Universitaet Berlin and Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Berlin, Germany
Prof. Joachim Spranger
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, DZHK (German Centre for Cardiovascular Research), Partner Site Berlin; Center for Cardiovascular Research (CCR), Charité-Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Corporate Member of Freie Universitaet Berlin and Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Berlin, Germany
Dr Silver Bahendeka
MKPGMS-Uganda Martyrs University, 
Kampala, Uganda

PhD Candidates

Dr. Karlijn Meeks
Amsterdam University Medical Centres, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. PhD Focus: Epidemiology and epigenetics of type 2 diabetes among African migrants in EuropeThesis available.
Dr. David Adjei
Amsterdam University Medical Centres, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Phd focus: Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease among Ghanaians in sub-Saharan Africa and their compatriots in Europe. Thesis available.
Dr. Daniel Boateng
Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
PhD focus: Cardiovascular disease risk among sub-Saharan African migrant and home populations. Thesis available.
Dr. Gertrude Nsorma Nyaaba
Amsterdam University Medical Centres, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. PhD focus: Exploring the factors for the poor control of hypertension among people of sub-Saharan African descent. Thesis available.
Dr. Raphael Baffour Awuah
Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.
PhD focus: Psychosocial factors and non-communicable diseases among Ghanaians in Ghana and Ghanaian migrants in selected European countries.
Dr. Ernest Afrifa-Anane
Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.
PhD focus: Physical activity and cardiovascular disease risk among rural and urban Ghanaians and Ghanaian migrants in selected European countries.
Dr. Rachel Brathwaite
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
PhD focus: Differences in smoking by location of residence, ethnic group and country of origin: The Ghanaian perspective in sub-Saharan Africa and EuropeThesis available.
Charles Hayfron-Benjamin
Amsterdam University Medical Centres, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. PhD focus: Micro- and macrovascular complications of diabetes.
Felix Chilunga
Amsterdam University Medical Centres, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. PhD focus: Epidemiology and epigenetics of Cardiovascular risk factors.

Research assistants

The RODAM study was supported by the European Commission under the Framework Programme (Grant Number: 278901), 
 the European Research Council (Grant Number: 772244) and the Amsterdam UMC.