Dr. Chaba is a lecturer at the Strathmore Institute of Mathematical sciences (SIMS), Strathmore University. She obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in Statistics and a Masters of Science degree in Biometry from the University of Nairobi and a Ph.D. in Biostatistics from Strathmore University.
Dr. Chaba is passionate about development and application of statistical methods to solve practical problems in different application fields e.g. health, business, agriculture etc. Her major research focus is in the application of statistical methods in genomics. She has served as reviewer in the journal of BMC Medical Research Methodology and currently a member of the Strathmore Institutional Research Ethics review committee.
Prior to joining Strathmore University as a faculty member, Dr. Chaba worked at Kenya Medical Research Institute/University of Washington (KEMRI/UW) project as a statistician analyzing clinical trials data, coordinating all data and IT related activities. At Strathmore, she heads statistical advisory unit in addition to teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students probability and statistical courses.