Yao Tettey (Co-PI/Pathologist)

Professor Tettey is now the Immediate Past Provost of the College of Health Sciences, former Dean of the University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry and the former Chief of Pathology (before assuming Dean of the Medical School) at the Korle-Bu Hospital. Professor Tettey will be responsible for leading his pathology team in preparing and evaluating pathology materials for diagnosis, an element essential to the validity of the study. The pathology laboratory has all necessary equipment needed to conduct high quality pathological evaluations of prostate cancer tissues including microtomes. Professor Tettey was the lead Ghana pathologist of the NCI Ghana Prostate Cancer Study and thus is very aware of the need for high quality pathological specimen evaluation for the validity of epidemiologic studies. Professor Tettey will also participate in case identification with Professor Yeboah.