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Mia Crampin

MBChB DTM&H MSc FFPHM

Professor
of Epidemiology

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Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit

Karonga Prevention Study
PO Box 148
Lilongwe
Malawi

Mia qualified as a doctor in 1989 in the UK, initially specialising in infectious disease and microbiology, but after a DTM&H in 1993, she took up training post in Public Health, completing an MSc in Public Health in 1995 and her specialist training in Public Health in 1998. After 3 years as Lecturer in the Department of Public Health and Epidemiology at King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, she joined LSHTM in 1997, moving to Karonga to take up a post as Field Epidemiologist at the Karonga Prevention Study (as it was then known). Mia has remained with Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit ever since in a variety of scientific and management roles.

Affiliations

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Centres

Centre for Global Chronic Conditions
Tuberculosis (TB) Centre

Teaching

Mia tutors on DL Epidemiology MSc.

Research

Mia is Acting Director of Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit ( http://meiru.lshtm.ac.uk ), having held various other posts at the project. Field Epidemiologist (1998-1999), Field Director (1999-2005), Senior Epidemiologist (2005-2009), Scientific Programme Manager (2009-2012), Deputy Director (2012-2016). The research programme (epidemiological, immunological, genetic, demographic) focuses on TB, leprosy, HIV and non-communicable diseases and is predominantly funded by the Wellcome Trust.

Mia leads the recently established MRC-funded African Non-communicable Disease Longitudinal data Alliance (ANDLA), a partnership between six African research institutions, sharing and analysing data.

Discipline
Immunoepidemiology
Demography
Epidemiology
Disease and Health Conditions
Cardiovascular disease
HIV/AIDS
Tuberculosis
Non-communicable diseases
Country
Malawi
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

A cleaner burning biomass-fuelled cookstove intervention to prevent pneumonia in children under 5 years old in rural Malawi (the Cooking and Pneumonia Study): a cluster randomised controlled trial.
Mortimer, K. ; Ndamala, C.B. ; Naunje, A.W. ; Malava, J. ; Katundu, C. ; Weston, W. ; Havens, D. ; Pope, D. ; Bruce, N.G. ; Nyirenda, M. ; Wang, D. ; Crampin, A. ; Grigg, J. ; Balmes, J. ; Gordon, S.B. ;
2017
Lancet
Hypertension and diabetes in Africa: design and implementation of a large population-based study of burden and risk factors in rural and urban Malawi.
Crampin, A.C. ; Kayuni, N. ; Amberbir, A. ; Musicha, C. ; Koole, O. ; Tafatatha, T. ; Branson, K. ; Saul, J. ; Mwaiyeghele, E. ; Nkhwazi, L. ; Phiri, A. ; Price, A.J. ; Mwagomba, B. ; Mwansambo, C. ; Jaffar, S. ; Nyirenda, M.J. ;
2016
Emerg Themes Epidemiol
Recurrent TB: relapse or reinfection? The effect of HIV in a general population cohort in Malawi.
Crampin, A.C.; Mwaungulu, J.N.; Mwaungulu, F.D.; Mwafulirwa, D.T.; Munthali, K.; Floyd, S.; Fine, P.E.; Glynn, J.R.;
2010
AIDS
Human immunodeficiency virus increases the risk of tuberculosis due to recent re-infection in individuals with latent infection.
Houben, R.M.; Glynn, J.R.; Mallard, K.; Sichali, L.; Malema, S.; Fine, P.E.; French, N.; Crampin, A.C.;
2010
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
Use of Antenatal Clinic Surveillance to Assess the Effect of Sexual Behavior on HIV Prevalence in Young Women in Karonga District, Malawi.
Crampin, A.C.; Jahn, A.; Kondowe, M.; Ngwira, B.M.; Hemmings, J.; Glynn, J.R.; Floyd, S.; Fine, P.E.; Zaba, B.;
2008
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
Tuberculosis transmission attributable to close contacts and HIV status, Malawi.
Crampin, A.C.; Glynn, J.R.; Traore, H.; Yates, M.D.; Mwaungulu, L.; Mwenebabu, M.; Chaguluka, S.D.; Floyd, S.; Drobniewski, F.; Fine, P.E.;
2006
Emerg Infect Dis
The long-term impact of HIV and orphanhood on the mortality and physical well-being of children in rural Malawi
Crampin, A. C.; Floyd, S.; Glynn, J. R.; Madise, N.; Nyondo, A.; Khondowe, M. M.; Njoka, C. L.; Kanyongoloka, H.; Ngwira, B.; Zaba, B.; Fine, P. E. M.
2003
AIDS
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