Pamela Emefa Selormey

Pamela Emefa Selormey works on the COUNTDOWN project as a data manager and professionally, a Principal Research Technologist and a Research Ethicist at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Ghana.

She obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Cape Coast in 2010. A Master’s degree in Health Research Ethics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal- South Africa in 2015. She has a vast experience in Bioethical issues as well as biomedical and social science research with various expertise including infectious disease control, epidemiology, medical parasitology, an aspect of molecular genetics and social sciences.

Her recent research involvement focuses on parasitological responses to chemotherapy as well as drug efficacy towards the elimination of Schistosomiasis, the development of a molecular diagnostic tool for the detection of Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) to facilitate monitoring and surveillance of the disease. She has been a co-principal investigator for a research ethics capacity grant funded by the EDCTP, of which she was involved in various activities including training of researchers and IRB members on bioethical issues as well as development of ethical guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and awareness creation materials for research ethics.

Pamela has served as an Administrator and secretary to the Institutional Review Board (IRB)/ Institutional Animal Use and Care Committee (IACUC) and advises on ethical issues. She has also two manuscripts under review.