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 Delilah Ofosu-Barko

Delilah Ofosu-Barko, BMSc

Research Operations Manager, Institute for Better Health


Having worked in the health research sector for nearly a decade, Delilah is passionate about the education, engagement and promotion of health research.  She received a bachelor of medical sciences in biochemistry from the University of Western Ontario. With an appreciation for the spectrum of complexities, details and risks involved in health research, Delilah has a strong understanding of the research process.

Leading Research Operations, Delilah is enhancing the enabling services available to researchers across Trillium Health Partners. She is an active member with the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards, as a Subcommittee Chair and Vice-President of Professional Development for the Board of Directors. Delilah lends her expertise to the Peel Institute on Violence Prevention as a Senior Research Advisor and Scientific Committee Member. Previously, she served as a Research Methods Tutor and Guest Lecturer for the Mississauga Academy of Medicine.

Delilah’s commitment to education in health research is evident in the ongoing learning opportunities she provides for her team and to researchers across the organization, as well as through her constant mentorship of research interns and co-op students.

What brought you here?

I identify as a life-long patient and a product of Canadian-born health research. Having personally benefited from various research outputs, this key aspect of my life has steered my academic and professional career paths. In my current role, I am able to give back to the system by supporting responsible research conduct and proactively facilitating system transformation.