Josephine AhenkorahCountry of origin: Ghana Currently in: United Kingdom, Nottingham General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Degrees2014 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences2010 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Current Research Activities
Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Understanding how pain beliefs of chronic low back pain patients and healthcare professionals affect chronic low back pain management in Ghana Other research interests: Biopsychosocial model of care, pain science, chronic musculoskeletal pain management, physical activity
Publications resulting from Research:
• Ampiah, PK, Ahenkorah, J, Karikari M, (2018). Patients’ Satisfaction with Inpatient Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Services in a Tertiary Facility in Ghana. Journal of Patient Experience, 1-9.
• Bello, AI, Hughton, A, Ahenkorah, J, Otoo, S, Sankar, B, (2016). Screening for Musculoskeletal Deviations: Epidemiology and Patterns of Occurrence among Basic School Pupils in Accra. Physiotherapy Research International, 3(3), 1-8.
• Ahenkorah, J, Snowdon, N, (2015). Perspectives on Patient Centred Care: A Survey of Ghanaian Physiotherapists. International Journal of Physiotherapy, 2(3), 502-512.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:Higher Education StudyPhD(Physiotherapy) student at the University of Nottingham, UK and an assistant lecturer at the University of Ghana
Workshop and Conference Attended2016 Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, Accra 2nd Biennial Scientific Conference, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana2016 Fiesta Royale Hotel, Accra 2nd International Conference on Elderly Care, Health Concern Ghana in Partnership with Danish Welfare College2015 The Vine Hotel, Kumasi Workshop on Pain Management, Ghana Association for the Study of Pain
AffiliationsGhana Physiotherapy AssociationAllied Health Professions CouncilCritical Physiotherapy Network
Presentation given2018Barriers to Adherence of home-based exercises among back pain patients in Accra.Sky Plus Hotel, HoEvent: Fourth (4th) Biennial Congress of the Ghana Physiotherapy Association (GPA);2016Clinical Preceptors as Role Models.Korle-Bu, AccraEvent: Departmental Conference on Bridging the GAP between classroom knowledge and clinical experience for physiotherapy students,
Other AwardsOct 2017Vice Chancellors Scholarship for Research Excellence, University of NottinghamSep 2012GETFund ScholarshipApr 2011Best undergraduate student in final year dissertation prize and best student in paediatrics