Dr. Felix ID Konotey-Ahulu

Dr. Felix ID Konotey-Ahulu Dr. Felix ID Konotey-Ahulu

Positions

Kwegyir Aggrey Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics - University of Cape Coast (2000 - )

Consultant Physician in General Medicine & Tropical Medicine - Cromwell Hospital, London (1983 - )

Member - Expert Advisory Panel on Human Genetics, World Health Organisation (1976 - 1981)

Director - Ghana Institute of Clinical Genetics (1974 - 1979)

Editor - Ghana Medical Journal (1968 - 1973)

 

Publication

Mother Tongue - Introducing the Tadka Phonation Technique for Speaking an African Tonal Language: Krobo/Dangme-Ga of South-East Ghana [Academic Literature, Tetteh-A'Domeno Company, 2001]

Sickle Cell Disease as an International Problem [Lecture, Annales de l'I.R.S.S, 1997] 

Vol. 1, No. 1

AIDS in Africa: Another Perspective [Journal Article, International Pharmacy Journal, 1992] 

Vol. 6

Sickle Cell Disease Patient [Academic Literature, Macmillan Education, 1991]

What Is AIDS? [Academic Literature, Tetteh-A'Domeno Company, 1989]

 

Achievements

Award in the Basic Medical Sciences - Third World Academy of Sciences (1998)

Award for Scientific Achievement - Guinness (1976)

Award for outstanding research in Sickle Cell Anaemia - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation (1972)

Dr Felix Konotey-Ahulu is one of Ghana’s leading scientists (now living in the UK), and one of the world’s leading experts in sickle-cell anemia. He has lectured all around the world, and is the author of a major 643-page text, The Sickle Cell Disease Patient (Macmillan, 1991, ISBN 0333-­39239-6; Tetteh-A’Domeno Co., Watford, UK, ISBN 0-9515442-2-5, 1996).

This has been very favorably reviewed. For example, one leading American hematologist, Professor Helen Ranney MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, paid this compliment in Sickle Cell Disease, Editors H Abramson, JF Bertles, Doris Wethers (C Mosby Co, publishers St Louis) 1973, page 320:

There is no single clinical experience in the United States comparable to that of Dr Konotey-Ahulu.

This section of his book shows why sickle-cell anemia is not proof of protozoa-to-people evolution.

Felix Israel Domeno Konotey-Ahulu is married to Rosemary, and their marriage celebrant was the great physician turned expository preacher Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones. They now have three adult children and ten grandchildren.





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