Portrait von Tracy Bonsu Osei
Tracy Bonsu Osei

Doctoral Student (Dr. sc. hum.)


My research interest is on dietary patterns which contributes to certain pathophysiological pathway of diseases and how this can contribute to medical interventions.

Tracy holds a Bachelor and a Master of philosophy in Human nutrition and dietetics. Her interest in diet and diseases lead her first research in the assessment of diet of children with sickle cell diseases in Komfo Anokye Teaching hospital in Ghana.
Currently, she is affiliated with Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg and her research focus are to investigate into dietary patterns that contribute to the pathophysiological pathway of disease. This is also to contribute to the epidemiological studies which provide evidence base results for nutritional intervention.

Ärztlicher / Beruflicher Werdegang

Ongoing Dr.Sc.hum. Candidate, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

2014 Bachelor of Education, Home Economic (food and nutrition major), University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

2017 Master of philosophy, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.


Tracy Bonsu Osei, Charles Apprey, Felix Charles Mills-Robertson, Agartha N. Ohemeng (2019). Nutritional status of children with sickle cell disease: A study at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital of Ghana. Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 49 Issue: 2, pp.232-239, NFS-03-2018-0100