Dr Alice Lakati, PhD
Director, Research and Community Extension
Dr Lakati is a seasoned epidemiologist and public health expert with more than 20 years of distinguished performance. She is the pioneer and current Director, Research and Community Extension at Amref International University, affiliate of Amref health Africa. She has led design and implementation of research and evaluations in multiple countries across Africa. She has taught in private and public Universities in Kenya, Uganda, and Ethiopia. She has served in various expert committees including World Health Organization committee that reviewed safe water guidelines in 2005. At Amref International University, she has served in several capacities including acting Vice-Chancellor, founding Dean, School of Public Health, and Graduate School. She is a dynamic, strategic leader and mentor of many young scholars. Her academic qualifications include PhD in Epidemiology and a Master of Applied Epidemiology. She is passionate about education, public health nutrition, community health and the impact of climate change on health.