All you need to know about Dr. Elsie Effah kauffman, Quiz Mistress of the National Science and Maths Quiz

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Its some few hours after the grande finale of the  2018 National Science and Maths Quiz. St. Peters Senior High School is still celebrating but let’s get to know a little about who the quiz mistress is.

Dr. Elsie Effah Kaufmann is a Senior Lecturer and the Foundation Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Ghana.

She enrolled for Secondary Education at the Aburi Girls’ SHS.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE), a Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) and a PhD in Bioengineering, all from the University of Pennsylvania, USA. After her graduate studies she received her postdoctoral training at Rutgers University, USA before joining the University of Ghana in July, 2001.

Dr. Effah Kaufmann was a member of the Planning Committee set up by the Academic Board of the University of Ghana to make proposals for establishing the Faculty of Engineering Sciences and was also a member of the three-person Implementation Committee set up by the Vice Chancellor following the submission and adoption of the Planning Committee’s report. She was appointed as the first Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering in 2006 and has served as Head for a number of years (2006-2012, 2014-2016).

Dr. Effah Kaufmann was named University of Ghana’s Best Teacher for the Sciences in 2009. In 2010 she was elected to represent non-professorial academic staff on the highest decision-making body of the University of Ghana, the University Council, a position she held for four years. In 2011 Dr. Effah Kaufmann was a winner of the prestigious International Women’s Forum Leadership Foundation Fellowship.

Dr. Effah Kaufmann’s teaching and research focus on Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials and Application of Biomedical Engineering concepts to the solution of problems in the Ghanaian context. She is also keenly interested in Science education at all levels and has been Host/ Quiz Mistress and Consultant of the Ghana National Science & Mathematics Quiz TV Programme since 2006.

She is also a Board Member of Beige Capital Savings and Loans Ltd.

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