Don Mathanga, MD, PhD, MPH

Don Mathanga PortraitDon Mathanga, MD, PhD, MPH, is a doctor and epidemiologist with broad research interests in infectious diseases.

He is an associate professor in public health at the University of Malawi’s College of Medicine. He also is director of the Malaria Alert Centre, a regional resource facility, specializing in building capacity, through research, for scaling up effective health interventions. He started his career in public health by working as a district health officer in Malawi and over the last 20 years has conducted research aimed at understanding the best methods for reducing childhood morbidity and mortality.