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1982: Connie Currier served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana in Mim (Atebubu)/Brong Ahafo; Okoyo/Eastern Region beginning in 1982
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Connie Currier can be contacted at currier3amsudedu
Country of Service: Ghana
Training Group: Akwadum
Cities you served in: Mim (Atebubu)/Brong Ahafo; Okoyo/Eastern Region
Arrival Year: 1982
Departure Year: 1984
Community health - worked to get USAID health clinic staffed, equipped, opened in Mim; worked to get health clinic established in Oyoko
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
After Peace Corps, got MPH at University of Michigan - served as a Population Fellow in Harare, Zimbabwe at the Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council; since 1993 at Michigan State University. Got DrPH from U of M in 2002 - now faculty in Program in Public Health at MSU - have taken students on study abroad to Ghana every summer for the last 8 years!
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Shaped who I am today in more way that I can say. I encourage all of my students to do Peace Corps, and many of my study abroad students have become PCVs.
Originally posted: 5/19/2011
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1982; Peace Corps Ghana; Directory of Ghana RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Ghana RPCVs
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