Dr Shukri Mohamed is a public health specialist with over 9 years’ experience in research, project planning and management, and also has four years of clinical pharmacy practice experience. She also has strong skills in project management, project implementation, data quality assurance, data analysis and scientific writing. Dr Mohamed has authored about 20 peer reviewed publications. She attained a Masters in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University Of Maryland School Of Pharmacy. Her areas of interest include include non-communicable disease prevention and control with an emphasis on cardiovascular disease, health systems research and translating research to policy and action. Dr Mohamed has served on a number of expert/technical working group such as the technical working group on non-communicable diseases prevention policies and the Kenya Cancer Research track group. Dr. Mohamed successfully coordinated the first ever special issue on data from WHO STEPS survey for Kenya.