Dean of School of Allied Health Sciences pledges support for new HODs

The Dean of the School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Prof. Desmond Omane Acheampong, has assured newly-appointed Heads of Departments (HODs) of his utmost support to enable them realize their goals for their respective departments.

The freshly-appointed HODs are Dr. Alexander Egyir Yawson (Department of Biomedical Sciences) and Dr. Frederick Ackaah Armah (Department of Health Information Management).

As regards Department of Imaging Technology and Sonography, the Dean will take oversight responsibility until a substantive head is appointed.

Prof. Acheampong, while speaking at a handover ceremony on Wednesday August 3, 2022, commended the immediate past HODs- Dr. Godwin Kwakye-Nuakoh (Biomedical Sciences), Dr. Frederick Ackaah Armah (Health Information Management) and Prof. Samuel Kyei (Imaging Technology and Sonography) - for serving their respective departments to the best of their abilities.

Newly appointed HODs in a group photo with some guests at the ceremony

The Dean underscored the need for the new officers to pick the brains of their predecessors in the discharge of their duties.

He advised the HODs to work in tandem with their administrative staff to get desired results.

“If you are a coach and you have good backroom staff, you will succeed,” he advised.

Speaking on behalf of the former HODs, Prof. Samuel Kyei, expressed appreciation to University Management for giving them the opportunity to serve their departments.


Source: Documentation and Information Section-UCC