Monrovia — The globally acclaimed biomedical scientist and inventor, Dr. Dougbeh Christopher Nyan, M.D., has concluded 5 months of unpaid-volunteer products and services in instructing, lecturing, and nationwide public well being tasks in Liberia and portions of Africa together with Ghana.
Since August this 12 months 2022, Dr. Nyan has been on an educational, scientific, and public well being undertaking in Africa. In Ghana, he gave a chat on the Noguchi Memorial Medical Research Institute of the University of Ghana the place he lectured on scientific and public well being demanding situations on in outbreaks equivalent to Ebola, COVID-19, and Monkeypox.
In a social media remark, David Hne mentioned that we’re “proud of your scientific and scholarly achievements. You are a torchlight that gives Liberia radiance internationally.”
Dr. Nyan moved directly to Liberia, his house nation, the place he taught highschool biology at his Alma mater, the Monrovia College and Industrial Training School, recurrently referred to as Monrovia College or MC. Monrovia College (MC), an African Methodist Episcopal School, was once established a century in the past in 1922.
“Monrovia College made me what I am today as a medical doctor and a productive scientist and citizen. MC took me in and bet its high reputation on me when no other school in Liberia would dare go against the military rule. That is why I am indebted to MC and had to give back by volunteering my services to teach Biology for a whole semester for free. I still owe MC a lot,” Dr. Nyan expressed.
As visiting professor of science and medication, the scientist prolonged his voluntary products and services to the Winifred J. Harley College of Health Sciences of the United Methodist University in Gompa City, Nimba County the place Dr. Nyan equipped lectures in scientific microbiology and infectious sicknesses.
Harbel College in Margibi County additionally benefited from the scientist’s wealth of wisdom in public well being. Dr. Nyan additionally gave a semester’s lecture in environmental well being and sanitation on the government-owned establishment with emphasis on public well being microbiology.
In 2005 on the finish of the 14-year civil struggle in Liberia, Dr. Nyan helped educate some of Liberia’s scientific docs on the A. M. Dogliotti College of Medicine of the University of Liberia the place he lectured a semester route in scientific microbiology as an unpaid visiting professor.
The German-trained scientific physician, Dr. Nyan, has since made a once a year instructional pilgrimage to Liberia to switch wisdom, abilities, and experience at public and non-public establishments.
“I have now seen a scientist in real life in my lifetime and interacted with him personally, not the ones we only read about in the books,” mentioned Ebenezer Morlia, a junior pupil majoring Biology on the College of Health Sciences and Allied Health of the AME University.
Several messages of appreciation were pouring in to Dr. Nyan on his patriotic products and services to the country’s training and healthcare development.
Seeh Bleedi of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia mentioned, “thanks so kindly for the great knowledge given to us through your sacrificial service. May God continue to bless you through knowledge and good health.”
“We are all grateful for the sacrifice of your precious time and energy to come back home and share your brilliant knowledge with our young people and adults as well,” mentioned Dr. Chris Dennis, a Professor of Mathematics on the University of Liberia.
“Dr. Nyan, thank you for everything. Your work is always appreciated,” wrote Dr. Sarwee Faeflen, Dean of the College of Sciences and Allied Health of the AME University.
Zubu Kpanaku, a Chemistry lecturer within the Minnesota faculty gadget, in any other social media statement mentioned, “thanks a million Dr. Nyan for service to humanity. You are a true asset to Liberia and to Africa and the world at large.”
Dr. Nyan studied medication on the Charite Medical Faculty of the Humbold University of Berlin in Germany and was once educated as a scientist at the United States National Institutes of Health and the University of Pennsylvania. He labored as a scientist on the Naval Medical Research Center and the United States Food and Drug Administration.
He is the sector acclaimed inventor of the Rapid Multiplex Real-Time Pathogen Diagnostic Test (the NYAN TEST) which detects and concurrently identifies 3 to 7 infections the usage of only one take a look at.
His invention has won 3 US Patents now and many awards together with the celebrated “2017 African Innovation Award Special Prize for Social Impact.”
He was once not too long ago awarded the “2022 Alpha Phi Alpha Award of Honor for Science Research and Public Health Advocacy.”