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Third Meeting of the DS-I Africa Consortium
3 November - 9 November 2023

  • Dr Amit Mistry - Facilitator/Moderator

    National Institutes of Health (NIH) (NIH Staff)

    Amit Mistry, PhD, is a Senior Scientist in the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) where he advises on science policy issues and leads multi-disciplinary projects on critical global health challenges. He currently leads projects related to health research in humanitarian crises, data science for health in Africa, climate change and health, and other emerging challenges to global health. Previously, Amit served as a program manager in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) within the Global Development Lab and Bureau for Food Security. Amit also served as a Congressional Fellow for health, education, and science policy and worked as a high school science teacher with Teach for America. Amit earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering in 2000 and a doctorate in bioengineering in 2007, both from Rice University.