Thumbi Mwangi, PhD

Thumbi Mwangi, PhD

Faculty Member, MMED 2019

Wellcome Trust Fellow
Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute
Paul G Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University

PhD in Infectious disease epidemiology, University of Edinburgh (2012)
MSc in Genetics and Animal Breeding, University of Nairobi (2008)
BVM in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, University of Nairobi (2005)

About: Thumbi Mwangi is a Wellcome Trust fellow at the Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, a clinical assistant professor at the Paul G Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University. His research is on linkages between human and animal health, focusing on surveillance, burden estimation, transmission dynamics, and control of zoonotic infectious diseases – including leading implementation research for rabies elimination in Kenya. He received his doctoral training in infectious disease epidemiology from the University of Edinburgh, Masters of Science and Veterinary Medicine and Surgery degrees from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.