Dr. Kofi Bobi Barimah was the Foundation Dean of the Faculty of Public Health & Allied Sciences at the Catholic University College of Ghana-Fiapre where he also served as its acting Dean from 2007-2013. Before relocating to Ghana in 2003, he was the Research & Profile Development Manager at the Ontario Association of Youth Employment Centres, Toronto, Canada. Dr. Barimah has over 15 years experience in Health Promotion and Community Development in the non-profit sector in Canada both at the managerial and grassroots level. He is currently the Director of Research & Consultancy at the Ghana Technology University College. In this capacity, he has continued to direct several innovative projects related to the Ghana Skills and Technology Development Program (GSTDP).
Dr. Barimah obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Ghana, Legon; his Master of Science degree in Rural Extension Studies from the University of Guelph, Canada; his Master of Arts degree in Community Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada; his Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom. He has research and teaching experience on three continents: Africa (Catholic University of Ghana, University of Ghana, Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration, Ghana Technology University College) Europe (University of Aberdeen) North America (Wilfrid Laurier University, Ryerson University; University of Guelph).