Dr. Gloria Ivy Mensah

Dr. Gloria Ivy Mensah is a Senior Research Fellow of the Department of Bacteriology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR). Her research interest includes food safety, tuberculosis, bacterial zoonosis, and host immune response to bacterial infections. She obtained her BSc in Biological Science from KNUST and an MPHIL in Animal Science (Microbiology and Immunology) from the University of Ghana. In 2014, she obtained a Ph.D. in Medical Research-International Health from the Ludwig Maximillian University (CIHLMU) in Munich-Germany. She subscribes to the 'One Health' concept of research and is a member of the Afrique One, a one health research consortium made up of some institutions of higher learning in West and East Africa and Northern partners. She is a 2020 Fellow of the African Science Leadership Program (ASLP) and a 2020 finalist of the ASPEN new voices fellowship. Dr. Mensah is a part-time lecturer at the School of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Ghana. She is passionate about mentorship-especially for female students interested in biomedical careers and has been engaged in mentoring activities both informally through networks such as GH scientific and research academies for women.

Chair for Policy Committee