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Peter Macharia, PhD
Spatial Epidemiology

I am a postdoc in spatial epidemiology at  Lancaster University, UK and KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya. I work under the guidance of Dr Giorgi at CHICAS to develop geostatistical methods of mapping disease prevalence in presence of incomplete spatial information using school survey data. 

 

I am interested in spatial health metrics to aid in a better understanding of health inequalities, vulnerabilities, and population health through the use of conditional autoregressive and geostatistical models. I also map physical access, marginalization, and vulnerability indices. I have published broadly in spatial epidemiology journals.

 

I have a PhD in spatial epidemiology, Master's in GIS & remote sensing, Postgraduate diploma in health research and a BSc in Geomatic Engineering & GIS .

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