Onyinye Omega-Njemnobi, MBBS, MPH
Onyinye Omega-Njemnobi is a Project Manager in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health in Austin and the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living. Onyi coordinates tobacco prevention and control research, particularly e-cigarette use prevention among adolescents and youth. She is well-versed in research coordination and management, including intervention design, evaluation, and dissemination. Additionally, she is proficient in data management, including data collection and analysis. Her research interests include the epidemiology (incidence, prevalence, and determinants) of child and adolescent health and chronic and infectious diseases. Onyi manages the CATCH My Breath (CMB) project and was a postdoc on the Texas Coronavirus Antibody Response Survey (TX CARES).
Onyi was born and raised in Nigeria. She is an MD with a Master's in Public Health from UTHealth SPH. She is an avid reader; enjoys spending time with family and friends and experiencing new places and cultures
CATCH My Breath (CMB) is a middle school e-cigarette prevention program originally designed as a rapid response to the emerging teen vaping trends.