Professor Peter Donkor is Professor/Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) Ghana. He has occupied various positions at KNUST including Pro Vice-Chancellor; Director, Office of Grants and Research; Provost, College of Health Sciences; Vice Dean, School of Medicine and Dentistry and Head, Department of Surgery. He was educated at Prempeh College, the University of Sydney, and the University of London.
He is currently President of the West African College of Surgeons and has also previously served as President of the Ghana Cleft Foundation; African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth); Pan African Association for Cleft Lip and Palate, (PAACLIP) and Ghana Surgical Research Society. He serves on a number of national and international committees/boards.
As a researcher, he has won multiple externally funded grants, and mentored clinicians, junior faculty, and researchers to obtain MPH/PhD degrees and professional Fellowships. His research interests include cleft lip and palate, oral cancer, injury control, global surgery, and medical education. He has to his credit multiple peer-reviewed scientific publications. He spearheaded the development of cleft lip and palate, oral cancer and emergency medical services at KATH.
Medical Training & Practice Conference - 2022 (Day 1)