Dr. Mary Ani-Amponsah
PhD, RN, Neonatal Health (Cert), MPhil Nurs, Bach Nurs/Psychology, FFGCNM, FWACN
Breastfeeding Certification (Ontario, Canada).
Dr. Mary Ani-Amponsah is a Lecturer at the Maternal and Child Health Department, School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health Sciences, Ghana and faculty on the Neonatal Nursing programme at the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives (GCNM). She is currently the Country Representative for Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN; http://coinnurses.org/ghana/). Mary’s research orientation in neonatal health integrates African perspectives into phenomenological, participatory, and arts-based research approaches. Her research is focused on newborn survival strategies, African child migration, and child health in resource-constrained communities using multi-stakeholder engagement approaches. She is involved in multiple collaborative projects on child health, and is currently a Co-Investigator on the ‘African Child Migration in Circumstances of Vulnerability: Developing a Research Network – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Study’ led by Prof. Bukola Salami.
Mary is a Queen Elizabeth Scholar and has affiliations with Sigma Theta Tau International and the Johnson & Johnson Collaborative African Project in the Maternal-Child Health Nurse Leadership Academy (MCHNLA) – based in South Africa as a Faculty Advisor. She is a registered Scholar with the Institute of Qualitative Methodology (IIQM), Canada. Based on academic excellence, Dr. Ani-Amponsah has received a lifetime honorary membership from the International Scholar Laureate programme and the Golden Key International Society of Canada.