Ruth Mwatelah (PhD Student – VADA Intern)
Ruth is joining our lab for a 16-week internship after winning a training scholarship with the Visual and Automated Disease Analytics (VADA) at the University of Manitoba. She is a 4th year PhD Candidate at the University of Manitoba, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Ruth has a BSc in Medical Microbiology and MSc in Epidemiology from J.K.U.A.T-Kenya. During her internship, Ruth will develop a predictive model of MSM living with HIV but undiagnosed and unaware of their HIV status.
During her free time Ruth enjoys hiking, backcountry camping, and sailing.
Ruth is the co-author on the following team paper: