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Nana Kofi Quakyi

Research Fellow, New York University

Nana Kofi Quakyi is a Research Fellow in the Department of Health Policy and Management at New York University's School of Global Public Health, where he is also a doctoral candidate.

He is a health economist and policy analyst specializing in healthcare systems and health services research with a particular focus on financing and provider payment mechanisms.


  • –present
    Research Fellow , College of Global Public Health., New York University


  • 2014 
    Emory University, Master of Public Health
  • 2012 
    Columbia University in the City of New York, Bachelor of Arts


  • 2019
    ‘I believe high blood pressure can kill me:’using the PEN-3 Cultural Model to understand patients’ perceptions of an intervention to control hypertension in Ghana, Ethnicity & Health
  • 2018
    Health insurance coverage with or without a nurse-led task shifting strategy for hypertension control: A pragmatic cluster randomized trial in Ghana, PLoS Medicine
  • 2017
    'i Believe High Blood Pressure Can Kill Me:'patients'perceptions of an Intervention to Control Hypertension in Ghana, Annals of Behavioral Medicine
  • 2017
    Sustaining Nurse‐Led Task‐Shifting Strategies for Hypertension Control: A Concept Mapping Study to Inform Evidence‐Based Practice, Worldviews on Evidence‐Based Nursing
  • 2017
    Exploring stakeholders’ perceptions of a task-shifting strategy for hypertension control in Ghana: a qualitative study, BMC Public Health
  • 2017
    Comparative Effectiveness Cluster-randomized Trial of a Nurse-led Task-shifting Strategy for Hypertension Control Versus Provision of Health Insurance Coverage in CHCs in Ghana, Journal of Hypertension
  • 2016
    Sustaining a task-shifting strategy for blood pressure control in Ghana: A stakeholder analysis, Implementation Science
  • 2016
    Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation, Implementation Science