Dorothy Yeboah-Manu

Dorothy Yeboah-Manu is a Microbiologist and works at the Bacteriology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana.

She did her bachelor’s degree at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, went to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for her Masters in Applied Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases, and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute/University of Basel for her PhD in Microbiology in 2006.

She also lectures at the Department of Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology, where she is actively involved in the World Bank supported African Centres of Excellence program.

Dorothy is a member of several international organisations and is a Steering Committee Member for the National Buruli ulcer Control Program as well as Chairperson of the Advisory Board of the National TB Control Program, Ghana. Dorothy is also, board member for African Research Academies for Women in Ghana, and is a Fellow of the Wellcome Trust.