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Osman Wumpini Shamrock, PhD

Osman Wumpini Shamrock, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate


  • PhD in Community Research and Action in Public Administration, 2022. The State University of New York at Binghamton. Binghamton, NY
  • MPhil in Development Studies, 2017. University for Development Studies. Tamale, GHANA
  • BA in Integrated Development Studies (Social and Development Administration), 2013. University for Development Studies. Tamale, GHANA


Dr. Shamrock has a PhD from the College of Community and Public Affairs, Binghamton University. Shamrock focuses on understanding social and structural barriers to HIV prevention and care among transwomen of color. Specifically, Shamrock seeks to understand the experiences of trans women of color in HIV and sexual health services. He also seeks to understand healthcare provider’s cultural competences related to HIV knowledge, testing and treatment for transwomen of color.

Reeves, J.M., Zigah, E.Y., Shamrock, O.W., Aidoo-Frimpong, G., Dada, D., Batten, J., Abu-Ba-‘are, G.R., Nelson, L.E., Djiadeu, P. (2023). Investigating the impact of stigma, accessibility and confidentiality on STI/STD/ HIV self-testing among college students in the USA: protocol for a scoping review.. BMJ Open. DOI: doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2022-069574.

Shamrock, O. W. (2022). Disability, Religion and Work among Vulnerable Populations: An Inquiry of Women Experiences and Perspectives. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. DOI: url=

Shamrock, O.W., & Ginn, H.G. (2021). Disability and Sexuality: Toward a Focus on Sexuality Education in Ghana. Sexuality and Disability, 39 (4), 629-645. DOI: 10.1007/s11195-021-09699-8

Shamrock, O.W. (2021). SOCIAL JUSTICE AMONG ELDERLY ADULTS WITH DISABILITY: IMPLICATION FOR ACCESS TO SOCIAL BENEFITS. International Journal of Advanced Research, 9 (2), 193-199. DOI: 10.21474/ijar01/12433
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