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U.S.

Jonathan Samet, M.D., M.S.
Principal Investigator

Jonathan Samet, M.D., M.S.
Dean and Professor
Colorado School of Public Health
jon.samet@ucdenver.edu

Kiros Berhane, Ph.D., MSc
Principal Investigator

Kiros Berhane, Ph.D., MSc
Cynthia and Robert Citron-Roslyn and Leslie Goldstein Professor
Biostatistics Chair, Biostatistics
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
ktb2132@cumc.columbia.edu

Heather Wipfli, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator

Heather Wipfli, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine and International Relations
Keck School of Medicine of USC
University of Southern California
hwipfli@usc.edu

Co-Investigator

Frank Gilliland, M.D., Ph.D., MPH, M.S.
Hastings Professor of Preventive Medicine
Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC
University of Southern California
gillilan@usc.edu

Rob McConnell, M.D.
Co-Investigator

Rob McConnell, M.D.
Professor of Preventive Medicine
Director, USC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science
Director, Southern California Children’s Environmental Health Center
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC
University of Southern California
rmcconne@usc.edu

Ed Avol
Co-Investigator

Edward (Ed) Avol, M.S.
Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC
University of Southern California
avol@usc.edu

Co-Investigator

Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH
Director, Global Health Institute
Professor and John P. Holton Chair in Health and the Environment
University of Wisconsin-Madison
@jonathanpatz

Co-Investigator

James Schauer, Ph.D., M.S.
Director, Water Science and Engineering Laboratory
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
jjschauer@wisc.edu

Solomon Teffera

Solomon Teffera
Air Quality Monitoring Consultant

Kristin Zacharias, MPH
Management, Research & Training Consultant

ETHIOPIA

Abera Kumie Takele, M.D., MSc, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator

Abera Kumie Takele, MD, MSc, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Unit Head, Environmental and Occupational Health
School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences
Addis Ababa University
aberakumie2@yahoo.com

Co-Principal Investigator

Belay Simane, BSc, MSc, PhD
Professor of Environmental Studies
Center for Environment & Sustainable Development,
College of Development Studies
Addis Ababa University
belay.simane@aau.edu.et

Alemayehu Worku Yalew, Ph.D., MSc
Co-Investigator

Alemayehu Worku, BSc, MSc, PhD
Professor of Public Health/Biostatistics
School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences
Addis Ababa University
alemayehuwy@yahoo.com

Co-Investigator

Worku Tefera, BSc, MPH
Lecturer, Environmental and Occupational Health
School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences
Addis Ababa University
workutefera2000@yahoo.com

Co-Investigator

Wakgari Deressa, BSc, MPH, PhD
Professor of Public Health
School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences
Addis Ababa University
deressaw@gmail.com

Co-Investigator

Araya Asfaw, BSc, MA, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physics, College of Natural Sciences
Addis Ababa University
araya.asfaw@gmail.com

Research Administrator

Molla Mekashaw Setargew, BSc, MPH
School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University

Hub Manager

Dawit Siraw, BSc, MPH
School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University

Data Analyst

Getu Boja, BSc, MSc
School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University

Field Researcher

Samerawit Teklu, BSc, MPH
Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub,
School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University

UGANDA

Principal Investigator

Lynn M. Atuyambe, MPH, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences
Makerere University
atuyambe@musph.ac.ug

Co-Investigator

William Bazeyo, MB.ChB, MMED (Occupational Medicine), PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health; School of Public Health; College of Health Sciences
Makerere University
wbazeyo@gmail.com

Co-Investigator

Samuel Etajak, MPH, BEH
Research Fellow
Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health; School of Public Health; College of Health Sciences
Makerere University
setajak@musph.ac.ug

Co-Investigator

Felix Walyawula, MPH (in progress), BEH
Research Associate
Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health; School of Public Health; College of Health Sciences
Makerere University
fwalyawula@musph.ac.ug

Program Analyst

Simon Kasasa, B. Stat (Hons), Ms., Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Administrator

Hanifah Bukirwa, Master of Arts Public Administration & Management, Bachelor of Business Computing
Administrator
Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences; School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences
Makerere University

Field Researcher 1

Agnes Nyabigambo, Master of Health Services Research
Research Fellow
Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences; School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences

Field Researcher 3

Angel Ampire, Bachelor’s Degree In Human Resource Management
Research Assistant
Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences; School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences
Makerere University

Field Researcher 3

Ankunda Leander, Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work Social Administration
Research Assistant
Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences; School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences
Makerere University

KENYA

Principal Investigator

Otienoh Oguge, BEd (Sc), MSc, PhD
Professor of Environmental Policy
Centre for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law & Policy,
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
University of Nairobi
nicholas.oguge@uonbi.ac.ke

Co-Investigator

Stephen Anyango, Bsc (Agric), M.Phil. (Environmental Health), PhD (Environmental science)
Associate Professor
Center for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and policy (CASELAP),
University of Nairobi
S.obieroanyango@gmail.com

Rwanda

Principal Investigator

Etienne Rugigana, M.D, MSc, MPH
Lecturer
University of Rwanda , College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Public Health
steve.rugigana@gmail.com

Co-Investigator

Theoneste Ntakirutimana, BSc, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor, Deputy Dean / School of Public Health
University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Public Health
tntakirutimana4@gmail.com

Research Administrator

Emmy Rwamurangwa, BSc, MPH
Single Project Implementation Unit-University of Rwanda , College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Public Health
rwamemmy1@gmail.com

Co-Investigator

Patrick Médard GAKWAVU, BSc; PGDCA; MSc
Programmer and Analyst (ai Data manager)
Single Project Implementation Unit-University of Rwanda , College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Public Health
gakwavup@gmail.com

Field Researcher

Maurice Tuyisenge, BSc
Single Project Implementation Unit-University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Public Health
maurikayi@gmail.com