SPEAKER 12/6/2016
Aminata P. Kilungo, Ph.D.
Director of Research & Development
Sonora Environmental Research Institute, Inc

Dr. Aminata Kilungo holds a Ph.D. in Soil, Water and Environmental Science, and Microbiology from the University of Arizona. She is the Director of Research and Development at Sonora Environmental Research Institute, Inc. (SERI), and an adjunct lecturer in the College of Public Health at the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on working with underserved communities along the Arizona-Sonora Border region and Sub-Saharan Africa to address water security and safety, and environmental health issues to improve overall quality of life. Some of her current work involves evaluation of the environmental health status along the Arizona-Sonora Border region, looking at water quality in harvested rainwater systems, and building community resilience in communities impacted with cholera outbreak in rural Tanzania.