Harriet Mpairwe

Dr Harriet Mpairwe is a physician and epidemiologist with over twelve years of post-doctoral experience in conducting large research studies in Uganda. She is an Assistant Professor at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, based at the MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit. She’s currently investigating the causes of asthma (the most common non-communicable disease in childhood), including understanding the possible role of chronic immune-modulating infections (such as worms) and stress on childhood asthma. She has developed expertise and experience in community engagement, conducting field studies in Uganda using electronic data capture methods, and data analysis. She has well-established good working relationships with several collaborators, with whom she conducts studies on helminths, and recently mental health research.



Fellow member
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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