Get to know Ngozi

Ngozi is an assistant professor at London School of Hygiene and Topical Medicine and co-founder of the Global Bridge Group, LLC, a global health consultancy. She is an infectious disease epidemiologist and global health policy expert. Her work combatting polio in Kenya in 2011 inspired her to become an operational researcher. Ngozi’s research focuses on providing data to guide health policies and programs and improve resource allocation to front-line health workers. She has worked with WHO and governments across sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and South East Asia to strengthen their health and disease surveillance systems and build technical capacity in disease preparedness. Ngozi won a CDC Fellowship and a Recognition Award for efforts in convening a  global response effort to H1N1 in Saudi Arabia and was also lauded for her efforts as a CDC field epidemiologist during the 2016 Ebola Response in Guinea. She recently completed her PhD at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in epidemiology and global health development. In 2017, Ngozi was named a 2017 Fellow for the Emerging leader in Biosecurity Initiative.