Dr Pui-Ying Iroh Tam

Her specialist training is in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, and her fellowship research applied phylogenomics to the study of common pneumococcal protein vaccine candidates. As Assistant Professor of Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology at the University of Minnesota she validated and evaluated molecular diagnostics as a method of surveillance in resource-limited settings.

She relocated to Malawi to head the paediatric research group, develop a research agenda relevant to paediatric and child health in Malawi, and to further pursue her interest in global health research, with a focus on paediatric translational research, clinical studies and trials