Department Spotlight: Michael Asamoah-Boaheng


Vancouver – BC Resuscitation Research Collaborative

Michael Asamoah-Boaheng, Research Associate with UBC’s Department of Emergency Medicine.

How long have you worked in the Department/UBC?

I have worked for one year now in the department.

Can you summarize what you do in the Department?

I am a research associate in the Department of Emergency Medicine (BC Resuscitation Research Collaborative) under the supervision of Dr. Brian Grunau. I specifically work on the ongoing COVID-19 Occupational Risks, Seroprevalence and Immunity among Paramedics in Canada (CORSIP Canada) project. I am responsible for analyzing (including data programming) the CORSIP database using a variety of statistical analytic strategies. I am also responsible for writing and submitting research manuscripts on behalf of the study team. Also, I am involved in cardiac arrest research and I am a member of BC RESURRECT (BC Resuscitation Research Collaborative).

What is your favourite thing about working in the Department?

My favourite thing about the department is the fantastic team I work with as well as the great supervision I have received from my supervisors, Dr. Brian Grunau and Dr. David Goldfarb

What is one interesting fact about you that people may not know?

That I am an epidemiologist and bio-statistician (data scientist).

What kinds of hobbies and interests do you have outside of work?

I am a soccer fan and I love watching soccer on TV during weekends. I also play table tennis and the piano occasionally.

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