Frank Anderson M.D.

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Assistant Professor, OB-GYN
Lecturer, Health Behavior & Health Education

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Contact Information:
Major Projects:
  • Gates Foundation proposal to design an evidence-based roadmap for collaborative interventions that will both accelerate and advance the government’s plans to strengthen human capital in the health sector in Ghana. Collaboration between University of Michigan, University of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), and the Ghanaian Ministry of Health. UM Pis: Thomas Robins, David Stern. Co-Investigators: Frank Anderson, Rachel Snow, Margaret Kruk.
  • OB/GYN Global Initiatives - Director. Various collaborations with developing country universities and community-based organizations in research and programs to reduce maternal mortality.
  • Pregnancy complications at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, with Timothy Johnson (Medicine). See Center for Human Growth and Development, MHIRT.
  • Photochemical properties of uterotonic herbs, with Timothy Johnson (Medicine). See Center for Human Growth and Development, MHIRT.
  • Evaluation of the impact of a post-graduate medical education program on maternal health status in Ghana.
  • Several other maternal and neonatal projects in Ghana in the past, including studies addressing such topics as HIV test acceptance among pregnant women and the use of uterotonic herbs during pregnancy.
  • Coordinates student research placements for the U-M FIC-MHIRT in Ghana.
  • Ghana
  • OB-GYN
  • Health Behavior and Health Education