Prof. Ehimario Igumbor
  • Position: Extraordinary Associate Professor
    Department: School of Public Health
    Faculty: Faculty of Community and Health
    Qualifications:     BSc (Hons)(UZ), MPH (UNIVEN), PhD (UWC)
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Extraordinary Associate Professor

With a background degree in physiotherapy, Ehi Igumbor joined the SOPH as a senior lecturer in epidemiology and  health information systems in 2007. He left in October 2012 to join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Pretoria. 

Ehi’s research interests include chronic disease epidemiology, burden of disease analyses, public health education and routine health information systems. He holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) majoring in Health Measurements (Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Population Studies) and a PhD in Public Health. 

Publications

Darryl P Leong, Koon K Teo, Sumathy Rangarajan, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Alvaro Avezum Jr, Andres Orlandini, Pamela Seron, Suad H Ahmed, Annika Rosengren, Roya Kelishadi, Omar Rahman, Sumathi Swaminathan, Romaina Iqbal, Rajeev Gupta, Scott A Lear, Aytekin Oguz, Khalid Yusoff , Katarzyna Zatonska, Jephat Chifamba, Ehimario Igumbor, Viswanathan Mohan, Ranjit Mohan Anjana, Hongqiu Gu, Wei Li, Salim Yusuf, on behalf of the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) Study investigators. Prognostic Value of Grip Strength: Findings from the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) Study. www.thelancet.com Published online May 14, 2015 

B A Egbujie, E U Igumbor, T Puoane. A cross-sectional study of socioeconomic status and cardiovascular disease risk among participants in the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiological (PURE) Study. SAMJ September 2016, Vol. 106, No. 9

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