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Co-Director, Center for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (CEMA), University of Nairobi. Chancellors Fellow, Institute of Immunonology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh. Associate Professor, Paul G Allen School for Global Health, Washington State University

Thumbi Mwangi is a Co-Director at the Center for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (CEMA) of the University of Nairobi, Chancellors Fellow at the Institute of Immunology and Infection Research at the University of Edinburgh, and an Associate Professor at the Paul G Allen School for Global Health at the Washington State University. His research is focused on use of applied epidemiological and modelling skills to generate evidence that improves human health, including interventions that advance animal health and production, human nutrition and socio-economic wellbeing.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Co-Director, Center for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (CEMA), University of Nairobi
  • 2020–present
    Chancellors Fellow, University of Edinburgh
  • 2020–present
    Associate professor, Washington State University
  • 2015–2019
    Clinical assistant professor, Washington State University
  • 2016–2018
    Wellcome Trust Fellow, Kenya Medical Research Institute
  • 2013–2014
    Research assistant professor, Washington State University
  • 2012–2013
    Postdoctoral research associate, Washington State University

Education

  • 2012 
    University of Edinburgh, PhD Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • 2008 
    University of Nairobi, MSc Genetics and Animal Breeding
  • 2005 
    University of Nairobi, Veterinary Medicine and Surgery