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Stella Appiah, PhD

Stella Appiah, PhD Specialist: Nursing Research Methods (89%), Family Health Crisis Intervention (92%), Pharmacology and Therapeutics (88%)

Short Info

Experience: 12 years

Total: 0 Lesson(s)

Email: [email protected]







Date of Birth:                21st August, 1973

Place of Birth:                Mampong, Ashanti

Citizenship:                    Ghanaian

Marital Status:             Married

Father’s Name:              Emmanuel O. Baafi

Mother’s Name:            Rose Okyere


2013 – 2016:     Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Major in Nursing Administration with Honors (Benemeritus)

 Our Lady of Fatima University, Valenzuela City, Philippines 


2006- 2009         Master of Philosophy in Nursing

 School of Nursing University of Ghana, Legon, Accra-Ghana


2000-2003          Bachelor of Arts in Nursing with psychology, with First Class Honors

University of Ghana, Legon, Accra-Ghana


1993-1996          State Registered Nursing Training

Nurses’ Training College, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ashanti




1998-1999          Advance Level Certificate Examinations

 Private Candidate


1987-1992         Ordinary Level Certificate Examinations

 Nsutaman Catholic Secondary School, Nsuta, Ashanti.



FELLOWSHIPS: Fellow West Africa College of Nursing (FWACN)

Foundation Fellow, Ghana College of Nurses’ and Midwives’ (FGCNM)



1996                    State Registered Nurse (RN)


1996 to date       Ghana Registered Nurses Association (GRNA)

2009 to date       Fellow West Africa College of Nursing (FWACN)

2009 to date       Sigma Theta Thau International (STTI)

2008 to date       Nurse Educators Group, Ghana

2016  to date        Foundation Fellow, Ghana College of Nurses’ and Midwives’ (FGCNM)


2009- Date Lecturer, Department of Nursing, Valley View University, Accra, Ghana


2007-2008 Graduate Assistant, Department of Nursing

 Valley View University


2003-2006           Program Officer

National Health Learning Material Center (Health Education Unit)

 Ministry of Health

Regional Head Office

Ashanti, Region, Kumasi


1996-2000          Registered Nurse

 Government Hospital

Mampong Ashanti, Ghana


1996                   Rotation Nurse

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Kumasi, Ghana




2009 to Date      Fellow West African College of Nursing


2007 to Date      Member Honor Society of Nursing: Sigma Theta Tau International


2016 to Date      Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives




2010 – 2012      Head

         Department of Nursing, Valley View University


2009 -2010         Acting Head

                            Department of Nursing, Valley View University


2005               Acting Manager

National Health Learning Material Centre, Ministry of Health, Kumasi-Ashanti, Ghana


2003 – 2006       Program Officer

 Health Education Unit,

 Ministry of Health

Ashanti Region


2005 – 2006       Secretary

 Sickle Cell Association of Ghana

Kumasi, Ghana


2005 – 2006       Coordinator

Education and Counseling Component

New Born Screening for Sickle Cell Disease in Ghana



2016-Date           Health Services Management Committee

                             Valley View University

Accra, Ghana


2017-Date           Graduation Committee

                             Valley View University

Accra, Ghana


2017 – Date                 Code of Conduct Committee

                             Valley View University

Accra, Ghana


2016- Date                   VVU Health Insurance Committee

                             Valley View University

Accra, Ghana


2017                    International Conference on Phyto Innovation

Valley View University

Accra, Ghana


2017                    Landscape Committee


2010-2012          Academic Board


2010-2012          Health Services Board



2010-2012          Disciplinary Committee



2005-2006                   Advisory Committee Member

                             Sickle Foundation of Ghana

                             Kumasi, Ghana



·        1st Scientific Conference and 1st Annual General

Meeting of Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives (2016)

·        2nd International Nursing Conference, Ghana (2012)                                

·        1st Global Conference on Sickle Cell Disease, Accra, Ghana, (2010)

·        Strategic Planning Workshop for University Administrators (2010)

·        Nursing in the 21st Century, Accra, Ghana (2009)

·        Thinking Qualitative Research Conference, Edmonton, Canada (2007).

·        UG-Brown Academic Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS (2012)

·        Our Lady of Fatima Graduate School 5th Annual Graduate Faculty-Students Research Forum (2015)

·        Our Lady of Fatima Graduate School 6th Annual Graduate Faculty-Students Research Forum (2015)

·        Leadership & Governance and Its Impact on Human Behaviour in Nursing Organizations (2014) 






 Resource Person for Women Ministries during Abuse Emphasis Day, 2015

Motivational Speaker, NAGSDA Hall



BENEMERITUS, Plaque of Distinction during PhD Graduation


 1st Global Congress on Sickle Cell Disease

Title of Paper: “Perceptions of young adults on genetic counselling                  in SCD”

Date and Venue: July 20-21, 2010, Accra International Conference Center, Ghana


10th AIIAS African Theological Association Annual Forum.

Theme “Church Growth and Mission Focused: Role of the Adventist Laity in Africa.

Paper Title:
Recapturing the Medical Missionary Spirit: An         Advocacy for SDA Nurses as Tools for Evangelism in Ghana”.

Date and Venue: April 19-20, 2014 at AIIAS, Lalaan 1, Silang Cavite, Philippines.

15th AIIAS International Conference of the Graduate School on Business, Education and Public Health.

Theme: “Connectedness: Human Relation, Learning, & Wellness”


Paper Title: “Experiences of Older People on Quality of Life through Social Connectedness”.


Paper Title: “Preparedness of Nursing International Students for their Clinical Learning in the Philippines”

Date and Venue: October 20-22, 2014 at AIIAS, Lalaan 1, Silang Cavite, Philippines.


3rd International Research Conference on Higher Education

Theme “Social Capital and Innovation: Bridging the Knowledge Gap for International Competitiveness

Date and Venue: December 2-5, 2015, Subic Bay, Philippines.

Paper Titled: “Learning Style Preferences of Graduate Nursing Students Taking Masters Program”

1st Asian Qualitative Research Association Conference

Theme “Paving the Way”

Date and Venue: April 21-22, Tagaytay, Philippines.


Paper Titles “Knowledge, Attitude and Beliefs of Young Adults on Genetic Counseling in Sickle Cell Disease in a Private University”




Several subjects thought since my engagement as a faculty. Among them are;

Nursing Research Methods

Research Methods in Biomedical Equipment and Engineering

Family Health Crisis Intervention I

Family Health Crisis Intervention II

Family Health Crisis Intervention III

Perspectives of Nursing

Professional Adjustment

Seminar in Senior Project Work

Foundations of Nursing

Health Promotion

Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Nursing Management and Leadership





·        Awareness of prostate cancer among male workers at Valley View University

·        Glaucoma among Ghanaian


Nursing Research Methods
Family Health Crisis Intervention
Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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