Ann Mwangi

Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Moi University, Kenya
Invited Speaker

Ann Wanjiru Mwangi holds a PhD from Brown University, RI, USA, two masters’ degrees (Biostatistics and Applied Statistics) from Hasselt University in Belgium and a Bachelor of Science degree JKUAT, Kenya. She is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics and currently serving as the Associate Dean in charge of Research and Innovation, Moi University Kenya. She is involved in training and supervising undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Science and College of Health Sciences.  She has been a Biostatistician for the Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATH) program for the last 16 years during which several papers have been published in peer-reviewed journals.  She serves as a Co-Director of the AMPATH Data and Analysis Team (ADAT).  Her research interests are in Data Science, Causal Inference, methods for addressing bias when using observational data for clinical decision making in resource limited settings where clinical trials data are minimal, missing data and survival analysis in HIV & AIDS, Oncology and Chronic Diseases among others.  She is a Co-Investigator on several funded grants, including a D43 & DSI training grant, an R01 to optimize HIV treatment and R01 on Data Science for Clinical decision support that aims to utilize big data to develop a clinical decision support to improve retention and viral suppression in western Kenya among others within AMPATH. She has extensive experience in Quantitative Research Methods, Grant writing, Manuscript writing and Data Analysis.