Mosoka P. Fallah, PhD, MPH, MA
Mosoka P. Fallah is a public health consultant and was recently made a Visiting Scientist in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is also Principal Investigator for the largest cohort study investigating Ebola survivors. During the Ebola crisis in Liberia, he served as Head of Case Detection in the Montserrado Incident Management System and supervised critical aspects of Liberia’s Ebola response. In particular, he provided training for surveillance, contact tracing, case management, and community mobilization.
Additionally, Dr. Fallah has experience in international development work including serving as a consultant on a USAID-funded project with Indiana University and the Liberia Ministry of Health and Social Welfare develop a program for the training of mid-level public health staff. He has worked extensively with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Liberia, medical centers, and other nonprofit organizations to initiate this flagship program in Liberia.
For his role as an Ebola Fighter, Dr. Fallah was a recipient of Time Magazine’s title of Person of the Year in 2014. In July 2015, he was recognized by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf as a Grand Commander, Order of the Star of Africa, for meritorious and distinguished services rendered to the Republic of Liberia. He has also been awarded the 2015 Leadership Award in Public Health Practice by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the 2015 Africa Innovators’ by Quartz Africa for his leadership, risk-taking, and passion for the advancement of communities.