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Isabella Aboderin, PhD, BSc
Senior Research Scientist and Head, Program on Aging and Development in sub-Saharan Africa, African Population Health Research Center (APHRC), Nairobi, Kenya

Isabella Aboderin is Associate Professor in Gerontology within Social Sciences: Ageing/Gerontology at the University of Southampton.  She holds a position as Senior Research Scientist at the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) in Nairobi, Kenya, where she leads a Programme on Ageing and development in sub-Saharan Africa. From 2007 to 2013 she worked at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing as senior research fellow, and between 2004 and 2007 as a research fellow. Prior to joining the Oxford Institute she worked as a Technical Officer in the World Health Organization Unit on Ageing and the Lifecourse in Geneva, and as a research associate at the International Institute on Health and Ageing at the University of Bristol. She completed a PhD in Social Policy Studies at the University of Bristol, an MSc in Health Promotion Sciences at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a BSc in Cellular and Molecular Pathology at the University of Bristol.