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Funmi Arogbokun

Funmi Arogbokun is a PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology at UNC. She is interested in infectious diseases and global health, with a particular interest in malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa. Funmi holds a B.S. from Butler University, where she majored in Chemistry and minored in Mathematics. During her undergraduate education, Funmi studied abroad in London – where she engaged in global health work through assisting with Ebola research during the 2014 pandemic. Funmi went on to pursue her MPH in Epidemiology at the University of Minnesota with a minor in Biostatistics. During her MPH, Funmi worked part time at the Minnesota Department of Health and spent a summer as a Research Assistant at the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her previous research experiences involve epidemiologic analysis of influenza data and working on mathematical models for malaria migration. She is excited to go deeper into infectious disease work at UNC, under the advisement of Dr. Steve Meshnick.