Dr. Chukwuma “Chuma” Mbaeyi

Title: Epidemiologist
Company: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: Atlanta, GA, United States

Chukwuma Mbaeyi, Epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in epidemiology.

With more than 15 years of professional experience in the field of healthcare, Dr. Mbaeyi has most recently excelled as an epidemiologist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a position he has held since 2010. Prior to this prestigious appointment, he served as a research assistant with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for a year.  A native of Nigeria, Dr. Mbaeyi initially worked as a dentist for the National Assembly Dental Services Unit and as a house officer at University College Hospital in Ibadan.

A graduate of the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, Dr. Mbaeyi earned a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2005. After relocating to the United States, he received a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2009. Subsequently, Dr. Mbaeyi completed an epidemic intelligence service fellowship with the CDC.

In a career filled with highlights, he is most proud of serving as an Ebola responder in Liberia in 2015 right in the middle of the outbreak in West Africa.  An expert in the field, Dr. Mbaeyi has authored numerous publications in the field – notably “Treasures and Travails,” which was published in 2015. Civically, he often dedicates his time supporting charities and organizations that support social justice and change. Outside of his professional circles, he enjoys poetry, sports, and puzzles in his spare time.

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