Kenneth joined the Kintampo Health Research Centre (KHRC) as a national service personnel in November 2004. He had his first and second cycle education in Bolgatanga, in the Upper East Region of Ghana. He furthered his tertiary education at the University of Cape Coast where he graduated with a Bachelor of Education degree in psychology. Kenneth was awarded scholarship by the INDEPTH-Network (Network of countries with Demographic Surveillance System) sites in 2008 to pursue MSc programme in Population Based Field Epidemiology. He successfully completed the programme in June, 2009
Joining this reputable organization as national service personnel in November 2004, he was primarily assigned to the Mental Health Unit, a team that researches extensively into mental health and mental illness. Previously, Kenneth was part of the field team that researched into the risk factors for schizophrenia, a case-control study in the catchments area of KHRC. He also worked on a research consortium study entitled "Mental Health and Poverty Project" which investigated the links between mental ill-health and poverty across four African countries including Ghana, South Africa, Uganda and the Zambia. He is the Mental Health team coordinator, data analyst, and has since been maintaining and tracking the case register through the Kintampo Health and Demographic Surveillance System. Kenneth also worked on a multi-centre study involving five Health and Demographic Surveillance System centres: Kilifi, Kenya; Agincourt, South Africa; Iganga-Mayuge, Uganda; Ifakara, Tanzania; and Kntampo, Ghana, investigating the prevalence, causes and treatment outcome of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa. He was the lead investigator in a study assessing the level of burden experienced by caregivers of people living with mental disorders in the Kintampo municipality.
Currently he is working on a randomized Control trial aimed at testing the effectiveness of improved cook stoves (BioLite and LPG) introduced during early pregnancy to improve birth weight and reduce pneumonia in the first year of life. This study is a collaboration between KHRC in Ghana and Columbia University in the United States of America. He has been trained in the use and administration of the Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry (SCAN), University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria, Health of the Nation Outcome Scales, a rate measuring problems commonly presented by clients in Mental Health settings, and also GCP trained.
Kenneth's career goal is to become a public health researcher and hopes to achieve this by enrolling for a PhD in Epidemiology in the near future. He is a football enthusiast and spends greater part of his leisure time reading books with particular interest on health of the mind.