Dr. Mambo a strategic and innovative leader with over ten years of experience working with various public and private institutions on health agenda, earned a PhD in Health Systems Management from the Kenya Methodist University. She is a registered and licenced member of Public Health officers and Technicians Council (PHOTC) of good standing, registration number PHOTC/B88/PHO. Dr Mambo has previously participated in various activities of the Council ranging from development of public health professionals code of conduct, curriculum development exercise, Council professional examination setting, Marking and External Moderation of results as well as institutional inspections for accreditation as an external expert engaged by the Council.

In her over ten years (10) vast experience in Public Health systems strengthening both in the government, private sector and the academia, she has influenced delivery of public health programmes to communities hence impacting on their disease prevention ability. Dr Mambo is currently a full-time faculty member (Lecturer position) and a Chair of department of Environmental Health in in the Faculty of Public Health in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). As a Chair of Department, she has successfully led the process of full accreditation of BSc. Environmental Health programme of Mount Kenya University by the Council and currently leading the inspection of BSc. Public Health programme of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology which so far has attained Interim accreditation status.

As a senior public health officer working with the Ministry of Health in Kiambu County, Dr Mambo has led communities in achieving and maintaining public health standards geared towards disease prevention and control, promotion of health and rehabilitation of disease cases including environmental sanitation management. 

Dr Mambo is a member of National COVID-19 Modelling Technical Committee in Kenya. Being a head of department and member of faculty of Public Health in the University, she has led teams of both staff and students in coming up with public health messaging for health education and promotion which she has been involved in dissemination to the public through print and visual media via TV shows. Similarly, I have lead grants writing to support research on the covid-19 pandemic in various thematic areas including: Infection prevention and control; Case management; Enhanced surveillance; Communication and community engagement; Rapid response and simulations; Developing and evaluating innovative approaches to managing COVID-19; Strengthening the evidence based on how to improve public health outcomes.

Email: susan.mambo@jkuat.ac.ke