Julius Najah Fobil

Julius Najah Fobil was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2021. As a fellow, Julius Najah Fobil contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

Year elected
Medical & Health Sciences

Julius Fobil is a Professor of environmental health with an outstanding academic career; having contributed significantly to the field of environmental epidemiology in Ghana and beyond. He has close to two hundred (>200) peer review publications in the field and has trained more 80 mentees at undergraduate through doctoral to postdoctoral levels. He is a fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini, an international academy of internationally renowned fellows in environmental and occupational health and a fellow of Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the Provost of the University of Ghana’s College of Health Sciences; having previously served as Dean its School of Public Health, He also an Associate Scientist at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg. His research focuses on environmental exposure assessment, urban environmental health in low-income economies and more recently, he has been involved in research capacity building in environmental and occupational health in West and Central Africa region. He can be reached via email at: jfobil@ug.edu.gh.