Noor Abdisalan Mohamed
Noor Abdisalan Mohamed was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2014. As a fellow, Noor Abdisalan Mohamed contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.
In 2014 Dr Noor was conferred the position of Visiting Professor, University of Oxford. Noor is the Director of INFORM, an initiative aimed at harnessing epidemiological evidence for malaria decision-making across Africa. In 2009 he was awarded the African Union Scientific Award for Life and Earth Sciences. He has given several plenary talks including one of the opening plenary talks to the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM) in Durban in 2013. He sits on several WHO and RBM Experts groups and is regarded as the most senior scientific expert in the spatial epidemiology of malaria in Africa. In 2011, he was given a presidential appointment to serve as the Chairman of Kenya’s NCPD. Recognitions: membership in national and other academies, prizes, awards, etc 2009, African Union Young Scientist National Award in Life and Earth Sciences 2007-2014, Honorary Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford 2012, Current, Fellow - Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2013, Current, Co-Chair - RBM Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group 2014, Current, Member, WHO Global Malaria Technical Strategy Steering Committee 2014, Current, Member, WHO Technical Experts Group, Malaria Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation 2014, A Lancet Journal Career Profile 2014, Visiting Professor of Spatial Epidemiology, University of Oxford.