Dr. Linda Chaba

  • Dr. Chaba is currently the Academic Director at the Strathmore Institute of Mathematical Science, Strathmore University. She has over 8 years’ experience as a lecturer teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students probability and statistics courses. She also heads statistical advisory unit where she facilitates training of statistical data analysis short course to participants from different fields.

  • Dr. Chaba obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in Statistics (2008), a Master’s of Science degree in Biometry (2011) from the University of Nairobi and a Ph.D. in Biostatistics (2017) from Strathmore University.

  • She is passionate about development and application of statistical methods to solve practical problems in different application fields. Her major research focus has been in the application of statistical methods in genomics but currently pursuing her interest in pharmacometrics.

  • She currently serves as a reviewer for the journal of BMC Medical Research Methodology and a member of the Strathmore Institutional Research Ethics review committee.

  • Prior to joining Strathmore University, Dr. Chaba worked at the Kenya Medical Research Institute/University of Washington project as a statistician and data-IT coordinator analyzing clinical trials data and coordinating all data and IT related activities.