Martial Loth Ndeffo Mbah PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health

Research Interests

Mathematical modeling; Infectious disease epidemiology; Tropical diseases; behavioral modeling; Cost-effectiveness of public health interventions


  • M.A., University of Yaounde I, Cameroon, 2003
  • M.Sc., African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, 2005
  • M.Sc., University of Cambridge, 2006
  • Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2010

Selected Publications

  • Lewnard, JA*, Ndeffo Mbah, ML*, Alfaro-Murillo, JA et al. Dynamics and control of Ebola virus transmission in Montserrado, Liberia: a mathematical modelling analysis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014; (published online Oct 24.) (*joint first author)
  • Yamin D*, Gertler S*, Ndeffo-Mbah ML*, Skrip LA, Fallah M, Nyenswah TG, et al. Effect of Ebola Progression on Transmission and Control in Liberia. Ann Intern Med. 2015;162:11-17. doi:10.7326/M14-2255 (*contributed equally)
  • Ndeffo Mbah, M.L., Kjetland, E., Poolman, E., Atkins, K.E., et al. Cost-effectiveness of community-based intervention for reducing Schistosoma haematobium and HIV transmission in Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 2013, 110(19):7952-7.


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