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Joseph Njau
Health Economist (Research Consultant) , International, Government, Non-Profit
Atlanta, , United States
A public health researcher with over 15 years of applying health economics, policy and health systems research to address leading public health problems including communicable and non-communicable diseases. The focus has been on leading public health problems such as obesity, cardiovascular diseases, opioid epidemic, injuries, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, TB, Ebola, vaccine preventable diseases and other public health emergency response situations. Using innovative approaches to reduce disease burden espe
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
Professional Experience:
1. Writing and reviewing grant proposals and advocacy policy briefs to addressing public health problems
2. Designing and managing studies including primary & secondary data collection, cleaning and analyses
3. Extensive experience in writing scientific reports and articles for peer-reviewed journals.
4. Advanced quantitative analytical skills including management of panel and cross-sectional national and regional data sets
5. Good command of various statistical software: STATA, SPSS & TreeAge. Experience with various methods to analyze large data sets e.g. Difference in Difference models, Instrumental Variables and Matching criteria for quasi experimental studies
6. Conducting systematic literature reviews and economic evaluations of public health programs
7. Applying behavioral economics to address public health problems
8. Teaching & Policy analysis, supervision and mentor-ship of students and junior researchers
Education:
I have a PhD in Health Services Research and Health Policy (Economics Track) from Emory University. I also have a Master's and Bachelor degree in Economics
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Doctorate
    Languages:
    English, French, Swahili
    Nationality:
    Tanzania , United States
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