International Advisors

Harvard University, USA
Dr. Timothy B. Erickson, MD is an emergency medicine physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston where he serves as the Chief of Medical Toxicology in the Department of Emergency Medicine. His research interests include environmental toxicology and crisis in climate change and health projects in conflict regions.
Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK
Professor George Karani is a Professor of Environmental Health at the Centre for Occupational & Environmental Public Health. His research group work on PM10 & PM2.5 particulate matter, Poverty related diseases, Traffic accidents and Climate change.
Centre for International Child Health, Imperial College London, UK
Dr. Tom Lissauer is Hon. Consultant Pediatrician and has developed several pediatric health partnership programs between Imperial College London and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and Rwanda in conjunction with the Rwanda Pediatric Association and Rwanda Ministry of Health. These included introduction of the ETAT+ (Emergency Triage, Assessment and Treatment plus Admission) course in the recognition of sick children for residents and hospital staff and improvement of neonatal care in hospitals. He is Hon. Professor of Pediatrics at University of Rwanda.
Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance, Tanzania
Leonard Mboera is the Leader of the Emerging and Vector-borne Disease Programme of the Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease-Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals. Between 1992 and 2017 he was Chief Research Scientist with the Tanzania National Institute for Medical Research. He has broad interest and experiences in research in mosquito-borne diseases, ecohealth and infectious disease surveillance.
University of Nairobi, Kenya
Dr. Mukabana is an Associate Professor at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Nairobi in Kenya. His training and professional experience covers the broad areas of applied medical entomology / parasitology. He has a strong track record in the area of tropical vector borne infectious diseases research.
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Professor Terri Weaver is the Dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research interests include treatment adherence, analysis of treatment efficacy for obstructive sleep apnea, and mechanisms and outcomes of daytime sleepiness.