|Dr. Jibreel Jumare- Dr. Jumare holds an MBBS degree from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Nigeria. He did a postgraduate training in internal medicine at Imperial College London and obtained a PG Diploma of the University of London in 2003. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (MRCP). Dr. Jumare is currently undertaking an MSc degree in Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at the University of Maryland. He is the trainee Principal Investigator for the 'Mobile Intensified TB/HIV Case Finding (MICF)' research, looking at optimal strategies for improving TB and HIV case finding.|
|Dr. Ahmad Aliyu - holds an MBBS (University of Ilorin, 1997), He is a Fellow, Public Health (National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria), He also has a Diploma in Management (ABU, 2000 - 2001), and an MBA (ABU, 2003 - 2005) He is currently studying for a Master's degree in Public Health at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. He is expected to gain his degree in August 2013.|
Fogarty Post-doctoral fellow - Dr. Gumel Aliyu MBBS MSc PhD
Dr. Aliyu Gumel completed his Masters of Science degree at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, based on a research project funded through a successful grant application to the WHO International Vaccine Unit for which he was the Principal Investigator that resulted in a manuscript entitled, "HIV Disease Awareness and Willingness to Participate in HIV Vaccine Trials Differ Across Sub-populations at Risk of HIV in Abuja, Nigeria". He is the first author (submitted to AIDS Care 2009). He recently completed his PhD at the University of Maryland Baltimore where he assessed the impact of bovine TB infection in suspected cases of TB among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected individuals in Nigeria. Due to his exceptional performance in both his Masters and PhD, Dr. Gumel Aliyu has been retained as a Fogarty Post-doctoral research fellow.