Thumbi Mwangi

Clinical Assistant Professor, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University

Thumbi Mwangi is a clinical assistant professor at the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University. He is a proponent of the One Health movement, which emphasizes that human population health is inextricably linked to the health of animals and the environment. A veterinary epidemiologist, he tracks human/animal interactions and is an expert on zoogenic diseases such as Ebola and MERS. He is a visiting scientist at Kenya Medical Research Institute/CDC in Kenya and a visiting lecturer at University of Nairobi’s Wangari Maathai Institute for Environmental Studies and Peace, where he teaches and supervises graduate students. Mwangi is an Aspen Institute New Voices fellow.

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