Faith Mlagalila

Clinical Research Coordinator, NIMR Mbeya Medical Research Centre
EDUCATION BACKGROUND

PRIMARY SCHOOL-AZIMIO PRIMARY SCHOOL 1994-2000

OLEVEL SCHOOL-ST FRANCIS GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL 2001-2004

ALEVEL SCHOOL-MARIAN GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL 2005-2007

UNIVERSITY-MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCE 2007-2012

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND I started working at MOUNT MERU REGIONAL HOSPITAL 2013 -2014 for my medical internship where by I gained a lot of medical experience at five different department as follows Medical Derpatment, Pediatric Department, Obestrectic and Gynaecology Department, Psychiatric Department and Surgical Department .I also managed to attend different medical conferences which also help me in my carrier.

In 2015-2016 I worked at NIMR-MMRC as scientist .This was the beginning of my research carrier I gained some potential knowledge regarding research and this was of great help. While working here I managed to write an abstract on Virological failure among patients who are receiving secondline ART drugs this was presented at NIMR –National scientific conference in 2016 .I was also a clinical research coordinator for ALISA study this helped me to gain some leadership skills likewise more knowledge on research activities.

In 2016 -2017 I worked at AAR Hospital as medical doctor were by I was attending patients as per my carrier. I also participated in providing health education to different Institutions. In 2017- Up to date I joined again NIMR-MMRC. Currently I am working as the Clinical Research Coordinator for HVTN 120, But also participate into other HVTN ,PrepVacc and EBOLA studies as research scientist.

I have attended various protocol trainings inside Tanzania and outside Tanzania ( HVTN 703 AMP STUDY TRAINING in Johanseburg South ).On top of that I have attend online GCP training and patient safety training.

As research scientist my daily duties are abide to my Job description. I have participated on GMC seed grant under the proposal titled “Assessment of Knowledge and awereness on VISP and HIV vaccine among Health care workers in Mbeya District Tanzania” where by I am project coordinator manager .