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researcher , Medical educator

Linda Vanessa Kalilani-Phiri, medical educator, researcher. Recipient Top of Class Student award, University Malawi, College Medicine, 2000; Infectious Disease Training fellowship, Center Diseases Control and Prevention, 2003-2006, Fogarty International Center, 2003-2006, Women’s Global Scholars Leadership Training fellowship, 2006-2007.


Kalilani-Phiri, Linda Vanessa Daughter of Chrissie Maureen Chawanje-Mughogho and Lewis Kajera Mughogho.


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Malawi, College Medicine, Blantyre, 2000. Master of Philosophy in Epidemiology, University Cambridge, England, 2003. Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2006.


Medical officer Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Ministry Health, Blantyre, 2000—2002. Research assistant Glaxosmithkine, North Carolina, 2004—2006. Lecturer University Malawi, College Medicine, since 2007, epidemiologist, statistician, Research Support Center, since 2007, deputy director Center Reproductive Health, since 2007.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Director young women's group Blantyre Baptist Church. Member of College Medicine Student's Union (president 1999—2000), Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium (vice chairman, capacity building committee 2008), Medical Association Malawi (editor 2008), College Medicine Research and Ethics Committee.


Married Lindani Kauzamwambo Phiri, August 25, 2007.

Chrissie Maureen Chawanje-Mughogho

Lewis Kajera Mughogho

Lindani Kauzamwambo Phiri