Alexander Quarshie, MD, MS, FGCPS

Alexander Quarshie, MD, MS, FGCPS 

Professor of Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics

Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Director, Biomedical Informatics Program

Director, Master of Science in Clinical Research Program
Location: MRC
Phone: (404)752-8681


University of Ghana Medical School, Ghana
Residency: Internal Medicine

Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, Ghana
Fellowship: Community Health

CDC Health Informatics Fellowship, Oregon Health Sciences University, Oregon, USA 
Fellowship: Biomedical Informatics


London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, United Kingdom
Degree: MSc in Medical Statistics, DLSHTM 

University of Ghana Medical School, Ghana 
Degree: MBChB (MD in Medicine)

University of Ghana School of Medicine
Degree: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Research Interests

  • Biomedical Informatics/Data Science/Big Data/Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning
  • Genomics
  • Health Disparities
  • Cardiometabolic Disease
  • Global Health
  • Community Health/Public Health
  • Clinical and Translational Research
  • Research Education and Career Development

Clinical Interests

  • Preventive Medicine
  • Infectious diseases
  • Internal medicine
  • Precision Medicine
  • Informatics

Board Certification

  • Medicine
  • Medical Statistics
  • Public Health
  • Medical Informatics


  • Báez, A., Idris, M. Y., Lawson, K., Mubasher, M., Strekalova, Y., Green, K., Pemu, P., Stiles, J.K., Salazar, M., Quarshie, A., Caplan, L.S. and Ofili, E. O. (2023). Impact of COVID-19 on the Research Career Advancement of Health Equity Scholars from Diverse Backgrounds. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(6), 4750.
  • Mubasher, M., Pearson, T., Idris, M.Y., Lawson, K., Holmes, J., Pemu, P., Baez, A., Stiles, J.K., Salazar, M.S., Thompson, W.E. and Quarshie, A., 2023. The Role of Mock Reviewing Sessions in the National Research Mentoring Network Strategic Empowerment Tailored for Health Equity Investigators: A Randomized Controlled Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(9), p.5738.
  • McGee, R.E., Blumberg, H.M., Ziegler, T.R., Ofotokun, I., Bhatti, P.T., Paulsen, D.F., Quarshie, A., Somanath, P.R. and Comeau, D.L., 2023. Mentor training for junior faculty: a brief evaluation report from the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance. Journal of Investigative Medicine.10815589231168601.
  • Rubio, D.M., Hamm, M.E., Mayowski, C.A., Nouraie, S.M., Quarshie, A., Seto, T., Shaheen, M., de Laurido, L.E.S. and Norman, M.K., 2019. Developing a training program to diversify the biomedical research workforce. Academic medicine: journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 94(8), 1115.
  • Pemu P, Willock RJ, Alema-Mensa E, Rollins L, Brown M, Saint Clair B, Olorundare E, McCaslin A, Akintobi TH, Quarshie A, Ofili E. Achieving health equity with e-Healthystrides©: patient perspectives of a consumer health information technology application. Ethnicity & disease. 2019;29(Suppl 2):393.
Complete List of Published Work in My Bibliography

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Team Spirit Award, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • CDC-AMIA Public Health Informatics Award
  • Faculty Teaching Award, MSCR Program, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • World Health Organization Fellowship