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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Drexel Researcher Honored by The World Academy of Sciences

Dr. Alex Ezeh, professor of Global Health in Dornsife’s department of Community Health and Prevention, was awarded a 2018 TWAS Prize by The World Academy of Sciences for his vital demographic studies of African population, health, and education. His work provides essential insights into sustainable development. The TWAS prize includes an award of $15,000.  Dr. Ezeh also presented findings from his research at TWAS’s 28th General Meeting in Trieste, Italy, on November 27, 2018.  Each year, the TWAS prize is given to individual scientists who have worked in a developing country for at least 10 years and who have made an outstanding contribution to scientific knowledge or the application of science and technology to sustainable development.