Student spotlight - Samuel Opoku

Education is one of the four pillars of UNMC's mission and our students are the lifeblood of that aspect of campus life.

In UNMC Today's Student Spotlight, we get to know some of these students, who will become tomorrow's health care professionals.

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Samuel Tawiah Yaw Opoku
Today we meet Samuel Tawiah Yaw Opoku, a graduate student in the College of Public Health.

  • Name: Samuel Tawiah Yaw Opoku Tawiah means born after twins and Yaw means born on a Thursday
  • Hometown: Kumasi Asokore in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
  • Program/Year: Second year Ph.D. student in health services research administration and policy.

List three songs on your playlist.

  • "Chop my money" by Psquare featuring Akon
  • "Don't wake me up" by Chris Brown
  • "We found love" by Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris

Name your favorite study spot.

The library.

What is your favorite study snack?

The Kind Plus: cranberry and almond antioxidant bar is always a good companion

What is your favorite app?

Livescore. It gives information on current sporting activities.

Three things people may not know about you.

  • I love watching and talking about sports but I am not good at playing any.
  • I love watching movies.
  • Olive Garden is my favorite restaurant.


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