Chiamaka Henrietta Jibuaku

Chiamaka is interested in addressing global health issues through research and innovations. She is a first year PhD student in Statistics and Epidemiology, within the CHICAS research group at Lancaster University. Her research is focused on improving the surveillance of new and emerging infections and she is supervised by Dr Jonathan Read and Professor Peter Atkinson.

Prior to joining CHICAS, she trained as a pharmacist at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria and also practiced as a licensed pharmacist in different institutions in Nigeria as a community pharmacist and hospital pharmacist. After which she developed interest in scholarship and research and was employed as a lecturer at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology. She went further to obtain a Masters degree in Global Health from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden and Masters degree in Data science and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Liverpool, UK. This diverse educational background equips her with a unique perspective and expertise in her field.