Edwina Wambogo, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., Nutritional Epidemiologist

Edwina Wambogo, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., joined the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) in January 2023 as a Nutritional Epidemiologist in the ODS Population Studies Program. Her work focuses on dietary assessment, assessing dietary patterns, child nutrition, and nutrition in aging, using data from health surveys and epidemiologic studies.

Prior to joining ODS, Dr. Wambogo worked as a Nutritional Epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics in the Division of National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES). She supported external researchers using NHANES data through the revision of the NHANES Tutorials and supported the creation of the NHANES Data Visualization tool. While at CDC, she continued to work closely with colleagues at NIH to characterize dietary intake and dietary behaviors of the U.S. population.

Dr. Wambogo received her M.S. in nutrition and dietetics from Kenyatta University and her M.P.H. in community health education and her Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is a registered dietitian.