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Areas of Expertise
Linda Chaba
Assistant Lecturer
BSc. (UoN), MSc. (UoN)

Linda Chaba completed her BSc in Statistics and MSc in Biometry at the University of Nairobi. She is currently pursuing her PHD in biostatistics at Strathmore University. While a graduate, she worked at Kenya Medical Research Institute/University of Washington’s project as a statistician and Data/IT coordinator. In 2011, she joined Strathmore University as a graduate assistant and appointed assistant lecturer immediately after graduating with her master’s degree. Since then she has been teaching mathematics and probability & statistics courses.


Research Interest

Linda’s main areas of research are in copulas modelling, microarray studies, Bayesian and spatial statistics. She welcomes research proposals in any area of applied statistics in the business, agricultural and medical fields.
  • B Singa, S. N. Glick, N. Bock, J. Walson, L. Chaba, J. Odek, R. McClelland, G. Djomand, H. Gao, G. John-Stewart. Sexually transmitted infections among HIV-infected adults in hiv care programs in Kenya: A national sample of HIV clinics. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2013; 40: 148-153.
  • Patricia B. P, Jacqueline M. N, L. Chaba, N. Kimani, L. Sangaré, K. Yuhas1, B O. Singa, G. John-Stewart1, J. Walson. Water filter provision and educational reinforcement reduce diarrhea in Kenyan HIV-infected adults and their household members. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Aug;91(2):273-80.



Ongoing Research

Linda is currently working on A Copula-Based Approach to Differential Gene Expression Analysis as part of her PHD work.

Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme.

Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200



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