Global Diet and Activity Research Group and Network (GDAR)
Current work and interests
Dr Ebele Mogo identifies, tests and leverages systems spanning innovations for a healthy planetary future. She is a Doctor of Public Health whose training spans community and behavioural health, health systems and policy, and biomedical science.
At the University of Cambridge, she researches how African and Caribbean cities are changing, and leverage points for shaping their urbanisation in a way that creates improved health outcomes.
Via her advisory practice ERIM Consulting, she serves as a technical partner for a wide range of public, private and international organisations on designing systems spanning innovations to enable health-producing economies.
She also leads Engage Africa Foundation, a pan-African network focused on promoting the integration of health into development to reduce non-communicable diseases in African countries.
She is keen to collaborate with innovators working to address complex health challenges.
Background and experience
Previously, Ebele completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at McGill University Faculty of Medicine. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences with double minors in Biology and Psychology from the University of Waterloo, a Masters in Global Health and Public Policy from the University of Edinburgh, and a Doctor of Public Health degree from the Colorado School of Public Health.
Dr Mogo has worked on global public health projects in diverse contexts that include North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, and with a prolific array of organizations. They include governments, academia, international organizations such as the WHO, UNHCR, UNICEF, venture funded startups and civil society.