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DR KUFRE JOSEPH OKOP

POSITION

  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM), Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town

QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD (Public Health), University of the Western Cape (2017)

Thesis title:  Exploring the association between body image, body fat and total cardiovascular disease risk among adults in a rural and an urban community of South Africa

  • MPH (Health Education & Promotion), University of Ibadan, Nigeria (2004)

  • B.Sc (Hons) (Human Anatomy), University of Calabar, Nigeria (1995)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Ecological drivers of obesity and food insecurity in communities in transition

  • Citizen Science and social mobilization to improve access to healthy food and physical activity in resource-poor communities.

  • Monitoring and evaluation of public health interventions

CONTACT

Tel: +27 21 650 4567
Email: kufreokop@gmail.com; kufre.okop@uct.ac.za