Webster Kasongo, Ph.D.

Dr. Kasongo graduated August 2013 and is Chief Epidemiologist at the Tropical Disease Research Centre in Ndola, Zambia. He has also taken over the national antenatal HIV surveillance program. 

Peer-reviewed Publications
Koethe JR, Blevins M, Bosire C, Nyirenda C, Kabagambe EK, Mwango A, Kasongo W, Zulu I, Shepherd BE, Heimburger DC. Self-reported dietary intake and appetite predict early treatment outcome among low-BMI adults initiating HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. Public Health Nutr. 2013 Mar;16(3):549-58. Epub 2012 Jun 13. PMID: 22691872

Heffron R, Chao A, Mwinga A, Sinyangwe S, Sinyama A, Ginwalla R, Shields JM, Kafwembe E, Kaetano L, Mulenga C, Kasongo W, Mukonka V, Bulterys M. High prevalent and incident HIV-1 and herpes simplex virus 2 infection among male migrant and non-migrant sugar farm workers in Zambia. Sex Transm Infect. 2011 Jun;87(4):283-8. Epub 2011 Apr 1. PMID: 21459898

Kirchherr JL, Hamilton J, Lu X, Gnanakaran S, Muldoon M, Daniels M, Kasongo W, Chalwe V, Mulenga C, Mwananyanda L, Musonda RM, Yuan X, Montefiori DC, Korber BT, Haynes BF, Gao F. Identification of amino acid substitutions associated with neutralization phenotype in the human immunodeficiency virus type-1 subtype C gp120. Virology. 2011 Jan 20;409(2):163-74. Epub 2010 Oct 30. PMID: 21036380