Chidozie is a doctoral student in the Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington. He is passionate about infectious diseases epidemiology. He is also interested in understanding the transmission dynamics of emerging/re-emerging microbial diseases using the One-health framework. Chidozie previously worked on a project that characterised antimicrobial resistance within the environment-public health interface. He also assessed the implementation status of the Global Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance in Africa using data retrieved from the World Health Organization. Chidozie served as a graduate researcher at the Clinical Unit of the Council for Medical Schemes, South Africa and a teaching assistant at the School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria. His overarching research interests include infectious diseases epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, outbreak investigation, disease surveillance, disease control, and antimicrobial resistance.