Until his appointment, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Services.
He takes over from Prof. Samuel Nii Odai, who had served out his term of office.
A statement signed by Mr. Ben Andoh, acting Registrar, said the decision was taken by the Governing Council at its 241st regular meeting.
Rev. Prof. Ansah, is a Fellow of the West Africa Postgraduate College of Pharmacists and the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana.
He is also a consultant/expert for the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) on the safety of medicinal plants, playing key role in the preparation of the West Africa Pharmacopoeia, which was recently published by WAHO.
He has served on a number of boards and committees including the University’s Academic Board, Health Management Board, College of Health Sciences Board and School of Graduate Studies.
An alumnus of the KNUST and ordained Minister of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, he is presently, the chairman of the team of experts working on the second volume of the West Africa Herbal Pharmacopoeia.