Clinical sciences

Ralph Akyea

Member since 2023

Occupation: Senior Research Fellow at University of Nottingham
Phone number: (+44) 115 748 6834

I look forward to collaborating with fellow young experts in contributing to the promotion of excellence across our diverse professions for the benefit of our society.


Ralph Kwame Akyea is a Clinical Epidemiologist with the Centre for Academic Primary Care. He received his medical degree from the University of Ghana Medical School in 2012. He earned both his master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) in 2016 and a doctoral degree in Primary Care in 2022 from the University of Nottingham.

Ralph’s research involves the use of health databases. He applies novel epidemiological, statistical, and data science methods to understand disease heterogeneity and identify unique patient groups at greater risk of adverse clinical outcomes. He collaborates extensively with multidisciplinary research teams internationally and charities to improve clinical outcomes.

Ralph enjoys traveling, cycling, and watching documentaries/docuseries. He believes in lending a hand to aspiring academics and professionals and commits his time to teach, assist, and encourage them at various stages of their journey.


  • AI (Artificial Intelligence) and data
  • Climate change
  • EDI process improvements
  • Engaging under-represented audiences
  • Health data digitisation
  • Holistic approach
  • Interdisciplinary research opportunities for early career researchers
  • International engagement
  • Long-term health conditions
  • Research translation