Career Profile

Sarah Abeka is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and a Regulatory Officer in Gerontological Nutrition (CSG) department of the Food and Drugs Authority in Ghana. With experience in long term care, clinical nutrition, and bilingual outpatient counseling, Sarah helps meet the dietary needs of Ghana’s diverse population. Sarah is a skilled Nutritionist and Food Scientist with proven academic and practical understanding of Micro-biology, Nutritional Physiology, Nutrients and their Metabolism, Food Analysis, Sensory Science, Nutrient Interrelationship and needs, and Thermal Processing to mention a few. She also has strong sensory analytic and research experience.


  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)


Regulatory Officer

August,2022 - Present
Food and Drugs Authority, Ghana
  • Assessed residents in a long term care (LTC) and skilled nursing setting for nutrition risk and applied medical nutrition therapies accordingly, such as intervention with oral supplements
  • Lead weekly meetings on a QAPI initiative for prevention of excessive weight loss
  • Applied medical nutrition therapies to nutrition problems in the acute care setting
  • Conducted inservices and audits for the dietary department to ensure food safety compliance

Nutrition Counselor

June,2021 - August,2021
Tema General Hospital, Ghana
  • Obtain and analyze patients’ dietary history
  • Assess patients’ eating habit and pattern
  • Counselling patients and advising them on the best and suitable nutritional practices
  • Regular monitoring of patients’ status


Academic research on exporing the gaps in sensory and consumer science education and industry practice in selected food companies in Ghana - I completed a research project in 2022 Exploring the gaps in sensory and consumer science education and industry practice in selected food companies in Ghana. This study aims to explore the knowledge gaps between what students are taught and how they apply this knowledge in industry. The study was done by administering a semi-structured questionnaire using one-on-one interviews and online surveys to students, lecturers, and staff of food companies

Skills & Proficiency



Nutrition counseling


Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Powerpoint


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original articles

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