Kumasi Technical University
Dr Patricia Owusu-Darko completed her PhD at the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow UK. She holds a MPhil (Biochemistry) and a BSc (Hons) Biochemistry- both from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana, Africa She is a Senior Lecturer in Food Science and Technology, Nutrition and Sanitation and Safety at the Kumasi Technical University and an Adjunct lecturer in Food Safety and Quality Management Systems in University of Education, Kumasi Campus- both in Ghana, West Africa. She is the Head of the Centre of Food Quality and Safety; and the Director of the Graduate School of Kumasi Technical University. She has been the Head of Department of Hotel , Catering and Institutional Management and the Director for International Affairs and Institutional Linkages of Kumasi Technical University and served on several of it’s statutory and ad-hoc committees. She is an accredited trainer for the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (Introductory Food Hygiene, International Certificate for Food Hygiene, HACCP and Food and Health) and has trained several people in each of the modules. She has served as a resource person for Food Hygiene and New product Development for several organizations and organized training workshops for both the formal and informal sectors. She has attended several conferences and published papers in reputed journals and is an editorial board member and reviewer of several journals.
Food Security, Flavour and Sensory Science, New Product Development, Post Production Utilization of Cocoyam and Food Safety and Hygiene