Foster Osei Baah

Foster Osei Baah

Assistant Professor


Foster Osei Baah, PhD, RN is a cardiovascular nurse scientist with a program of research focused on the social determinants of cardiovascular health behavior, self-care, cardiometabolic disease and cardiovascular health disparities in marginalized groups. The fundamental goal of this research program is to inform, design, and test interventions that enhance health behavior, improve health outcomes, and promote equity across diverse population groups. Prior to joining the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing as a Tenure Track Assistant Professor, he completed a PhD in Nursing Science at the University of Pennsylvania and postdoctoral fellowship at the Social Determinants of Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk Laboratory at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) with a focus on intervention design to address obesity and cardiovascular health disparities in resource limited neighborhoods.

Areas of Expertise

Cardiovascular Health