International Health - Public Health and Innovative Health Care Delivery Systems.
Public Health Implication of War
Minority health - Roles of sub population child survival, especially intergenerational support systems.
Health services delivery to underserved populations.
Alcohol Abuse and Aging.
Road Safety and Morbidity reduction
Elder Abuse and Neglect
Social Research Methods
Management and Administration of Health Systems
Specialized Courses in establishing Health Care in Developing Nations, with Marginalized Peoples, and for Urban Aging Populations
Ph.D. - University of Michigan
M.P.H. - University of Michigan
B.S. - Alma College
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Douglas, R.L., Torvinyo, d., Odai-Tettey, L. and Asiedu Ofei, A. An Introduction to Health Administration in Ghana. (In process, to be published online by the Ashesi University Press, Accra, Ghana, January 2010)
Douglass, R.L. and McGadney-Douglass, B.F. The roles of grandmothers and older women in the survival of kwashiorkor in urban Accra, Ghana, Research in Human Development, 5(1):26-43 (2008)
Douglass, R.L., Blair, J., Gilmore, K., Lavery, W., and Stefankovic, M. The Least Among Us: AN Analysis of Medicaid- Intensive Nursing Home in Detroit an the Patients That They Serve. Detroit: Area Agency on Aging. 2004
Douglass, R.L., Lavery, W, Bridgewater, P., Long, G., and Blair, J. Clinical Case Mix and other Challenges to Detoit's Medicaid-Dependent Nursing Homes. Michigan Journal of Public Health 1(1):19-30.(2006).
Douglass, R.L. Social Factors Affecting Infectious and Communicable Diseases in Ghana. Behinderung und Dritte Welt.14 Hahrgang, Ausgabe Jan., 4-8,(2003).
Douglass, R.L. Intergenerational Dependence and Survival: the Critical Roles of Aging Women in Ghana. Anthropology & Aging Quarterly. 27(4):25-26(2006).
Douglass, R.L., McGadney-Douglas, B.F., Antwi, P.M. and Apt,N.A. Filial Factors of Kwashiorkor Survival in Urban Ghana: Rediscovering the Roles of the Extended Family, African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development 7(1):(2007)[Online, Published by the Rural Outreach Program, Nairobi, Kenya firstname.lastname@example.org]
Millstones and Milestones: Research Methodological Issues When Conducting Field Research in Ghana. Society for the Study of Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, College Station, October 2007 (Published online: Society for the Study of Human Development)
2009 Faculty Research Fellowship, Division of Academic Affairs, Eastern Michigan University
2008 Phi Kappa Phi, Faculty Honor Society, Eastern Michigan University
2008 Faculty Scholarly Activity Support Award, College of Health and Human Services, Eastern Michigan University
2008 Faculty Research Fellowship, Division of Academic Affairs, Eastern Michigan University
2007 Senior Specialist, U.S. Department of State Fulbright Program, Ashesi University, Accra, Ghana
2004-2005 Dying Before Their Time Task Force, City of Detroit, Mayoral Appointment, Detroit, Michigan
2001-2002 U.S. Department of State Fulbright Senior Scholar, Visiting Scholar, University of Ghana School of Public Health, Legon and School of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Korle-bu
2000 Teaching Excellence Award, Eastern Michigan University Alumni Association
1999 Visiting Scholar, University of Ghana School of Medicine, Korle-bu