Ebele Mogo

at MRC Epidemiology Unit

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Research Associate

Global Diet and Activity Research Group and Network (GDAR)

Current work and interests

Dr Ebele Mogo aims to improve global public health through evidence-informed and multi-level investments in the ecological drivers of health and wellbeing. She has a keen interest in the urban transition and the rise of non-communicable diseases, critical and inter-related phenomena taking place on a global scale which need to be better managed to produce health and wellbeing.

She continues to move this work forward at the Global Diet and Activity Research (GDAR) Network within the MRC Epidemiology Unit. In her role as Research Associate, she develops and manages cutting edge research projects and partnerships centered on the prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), in African and Caribbean countries.

Background and experience

Previously, Ebele completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at McGill University Faculty of Medicine. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences with double minors in Biology and Psychology from the University of Waterloo, a Masters in Global Health and Public Policy from the University of Edinburgh, and a Doctor of Public Health degree from the Colorado School of Public Health.

Dr Mogo has worked on global public health projects in diverse contexts that include North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, and with a prolific array of organizations. They include governments, academia, international organizations such as the WHO and UNICEF, venture funded startups and civil society.

She is the Board President of Engage Africa Foundation, a volunteer-run organization through which she develops health promotion, policy advocacy and stakeholder engagement initiatives to prevent and manage non-communicable diseases in Africa.