Dr. Andrew Tomita

Post-doctoral researcher fellow with interests in BIG DATA analysis.

Contact Details:

Email: atomita@africacentre.ac.za

Telephone: +27 (0) 31 260 3744


Interested in BIG data analysis and social determinates of health. Epidemiology of HIV transmission. Mental health intervention in sub-Saharan Africa


Ph.D. Columbia University School of Social Work, 2011

Master of Public Administration, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, 2006

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Boston University School of Management, 2000

Open access pdf Publications

Social disequilibrium and the risk of HIV acquisition: A multilevel study in rural KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.
Tomita A, Vandormael AM, Barnighausen T, de Oliveira T, Tanser F, J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. (2017), :10.1097/QAI.0000000000001349.

Relationship between HIV serostatus, CD4 count and rehospitalisation: Potential implications for health systems strengthening in South Africa.
Moodley Y, Tomita A, Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases (2016), 1(1):1-6.

Substance use and duration of untreated psychosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Davis GP, Tomita A, Baumgartner JN, Mtshemla S, Nene S, King H, Susser E and Burns JK, South African Journal of Psychiatry (2016), 22(1):p. 7.

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