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Dr. Amadu D. Ayebo

Amadu Ayebo

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BSc - University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
MSc - University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
PhD - University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska


Environmental Health


The health significance of microbiological and chemical contaminants of the food chain and the environment. Rural well-water survey for microbial and pesticide contamination. Health hazards of agricultural and environmental chemicals exposure. Comparative studies of international environmental health and food safety policies.

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Ayebo, A., Mutasa M.P. 1988. Fermentation of maize-based ômahewuö. In: Improving Young Child Feeding in Eastern and Southern Africa: Household Level Food Technology. Alnwick DS, Moses S, Schmidt OG (eds). Ontario: International Development Research Center 174-180.

Kross, B.C., Ayebo, A. 1991. Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Nitrate/Nitrite Toxicity. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta GA Publication # 16, October.

Kross B.C., Ayebo, A., Fuortes L.J. Methemogobinemia: 1992. Nitrate Toxicity in Rural America. Am Family Physician 46(1):183-188.

Mutasa M.P., Ayebo, A. 1993. Fermentation of Mahewu using a Maize Meal Base. The Zimbabwe Sc News 27(10/12):86-89Fuortes L.J., Ayebo, A., Kross B.C. 1993. Cholinesterase-Inhibiting Insecticide Toxicity. Am Family Physician 47(7):1613-1620.

Fuortes L.J., Ayebo, A., Kross B.C. 1993. Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Cholinesterase-Inhibiting Pesticide Toxicity. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA Publication # 22, September.

Kross B.C., Olson M.L., Ayebo, A., Johnson J.K. 1995. Humans. In: Soil Amendments: Impacts on Biotic Systems. JE Rechcigl (ed). Ann Arbor: CRC Press, Inc. Chapter 6:153-214.

Ayebo, A., Kross B. C., Vlad M., Sinca A. 1997. Infant methemoglobinemia in the Transylvania Region of Romania. Int'l J Occup Environ Health 3:20-29.

Ayebo A, Breuer G, Cain T, Wichman M, Subramanian P, Reynolds S. 2006. Sterols as Bio-markers for Waste Impact and Source Characterization in Stream Sediment. Journal of Environmental Health. 68:46-50.

Ayebo A, Plowman D, States S. 2006. Nitrates, Coliforms and Cryptosporidium spp., as indicators of stream water quality in Western Pennsylvania. Journal of Environmental Health. 69:16-21.

Noce SM, Ayebo AD, Kazacos KR, Humphreys JG, Brenneman WM. 2007. Prevalence and Intensity of Baylisascaris procyonis (Raccoon Roundworm) in Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science. 80:57-60.

  • Biology Department
  • Weyandt Hall, Room 114
    975 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705-1081
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  • 7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.