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Ronald Mataya, MD
Associate Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Service    International Service
  • As I am 75% funded by grants, I spend that much time in Malawi working on the CDC/PEPFAR-funded laboratory strengthening project. I am currently leading a team of specialists in the establishment of the residency program in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Malawi College of Medicine.

    ( 2/2015 - 7/2016 )
  Church Activities
  • I teach a Sabbath School class at the Loma Linda University Church's Gathering Place.

    I also teach Sabbath School class at the Kabula Hill SDA Church in Blantyre, Malawi.

    I presented a seminar on HIV and AIDS to the Sunnyside SDA Church in Blantyre, one of the largest Adventist Churches in Malawi.

    ( 7/2014 - 6/2015 )
  Society Memberships (professional)
  • The Medical Association of Malawi

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Malawi

    The Malawi Society of Medical Doctors

    The American Public Health Association
    The International AIDS Society (IAS)


    ( 7/2014 - 6/2015 )
  Committee Membership (non-LLU)
  • Board member of the Christian Connections for International Health

    Board member of the Funwe Farm Corporation a food crop seed-growing company with community health and development projects in the southern region of Malawi

    Board member of the Blantyre Health Research and Teaching Trust based in Blantyre, Malawi. With its headquarters in Blantyre, Malawi, the trust administers HIV and AIDS clinical trials in Malawi. The trust was originally the Johns Hopkins/University of Malawi College of Medicine Research Center.  The Trust still collaborates with the College of Medicine.
           I am chairman of the board of directors of the Funwe Seed Company. This is a company that was started by family friends and has become the fourth largest seed company in Malawi. We grow food crops for seed such as soy beans, corn, peanuts, millet and pigeon peas. We also have community outreach projects for farmers' who grow the crops for the company. We support three health centers and two primary schools. 02/2015 – 07/2016

    ( 2/2015 - 6/2016 )