Dorothy Mbori-Ngacha, MBChB, MMed, MPH

Dorothy Mbori-Ngacha, MBChB, MMed, MPH is a medical epidemiologist with specialist training in pediatrics, infectious disease and child health. She  is currently Senior HIV Specialist  at  UNICEF, serving in the East and Southern Africa Region where her main focus is on PMTCT and Paediatric HIV.</br> A public health professional with over fifteen years of experience in academia, public sector work, the NGO community and international organizations, her specific interests and research experiences are in Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission, Child Health and Pediatric HIV interventions. Positions she has held include: Associate Professors  in the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Nairobi and Affiliate Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington and until October 2009 she was the Deputy Director for Programs for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Global AIDS Program, in Nairobi, Kenya; An internationally recognized expert in her field Dr. Mbori-Ngacha sits on several national and international task forces dealing with HIV/AIDS and Child Health issues.  For her work in pediatrics AIDS, Dorothy was one of three women recipients of the 2002 Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics AIDS Foundation International Leadership Award.