Biography

Division:
Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences DABP
IRG:
Healthcare Delivery and Methodologies HDM
Study Section:
Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy SEP ZRG1 HDM-Y

Dr Gabriel B. Fosu is a Scientific Review Officer in the Risk, Prevention and Health Behavior Integrated Review Group. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from Brown University.

Prior to coming to NIH, Dr. Fosu served on the faculties of the Catholic University of America, Howard University and the University of Maryland Baltimore County, where he was an associate professor. He took a leave of absence from the University of Maryland Baltimore County to work as the United Nations Chief Technical Adviser at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs-Statistics Division and United Nations Population Fund, where he directed the evaluation, analysis and dissemination of the 1991 Population Census of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and completed seven volumes of technical and policy monographs. He has also served as a consultant to the U. S. Agency for International Development and the World Health Organization. Dr. Fosu has been the author of a number of peer-reviewed journal articles, chapters in edited books and book reviews. His research has been in the areas of demography, social epidemiology, health-related behaviors and applied research and evaluation methods.