qualifications: MBBS, MPH
contribution: original concept, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft
Adamson S. Muula is a medical doctor and public health practitioner at the University of Malawi College of Medicine. He graduated with a medical degree from the University of Malawi, a Master of Public Health from Loma Linda University, California, Diploma in Palliative Care from Makerere University and is Board Certified Public Health Practitioner by the (American) National Board of Public Health Examiners. He is founder member of the Forum for African Medical Editors (FAME), has served as Associate-Editor of the Malawi Medical Journal and was elected to the Board of the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME). Dr Muula has published over 140 articles in peer-reviewed journals. His main interests are communicable diseases, health systems and medical education.