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Database Manager

Epidemiologist / Biostatistician


Chris has substantial experience with health services research. Chris received his undergraduate degree in finance from Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya in 2004. From 2008 to 2012, he served as the Africa Regional Coordinator for the Center for Health Policy and Inequities Research at the Duke Global Health Institute in Moshi, Tanzania. He then obtained his PhD in Public Health Policy and Management from Gillings in 2017. After he served as a Research Analyst Specialist at the Carolina Population Center for project MEASURE Evaluation. He was then a Statistical Analyst for Palladium International, followed by serving as a Statistical Analyst and Researcher in the Department of Emergency Medicine from 2018 to 2020.


Until further notice, due to changes in work location as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, currently, meetings on Zoom/WebEx can be scheduled via email.

Chris Agala, PhD