Dr. Rebecca N. Nsubuga, PhD

Statistician/ Modeller

Dr. Rebecca N. Nsubuga is a Senior Scientist (Statistician/Modeller); a position she has held since 2008. She is a project leader of the calibration and analysis of complex individual-based stochastic models project (PI: Richard G. White, LSHTM). Before joining MRC/UVRI, Dr. Nsubuga worked as a lecturer at Makerere University, Department of Mathematics for 12 years. She currently holds a visiting professorship position at Hasselt University, Belgium for the year 2014-2015.

Dr. Nsubuga holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree from Makerere University, a Master’s degree in Biostatistics from Limburgs Universitair Centrum (now Hasselt University), Belgium and a PhD from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Her field of research is modelling and analysis of infectious disease data. She is a member of the International Biometric Society and Uganda Mathematical Society. Since 2011 she has served on the Mengo Hospital Research Review Committee particularly for statistical related aspects.