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Oleg  Bilukha

Adjunct Assoc Professor

Adjunct Associate Professor

Adjunct or Visiting, Global Health

Oleg Bilukha is currently working as a Medical Epidemiologist with the International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He has joined CDC in 2000. From 2002 to 2004 he served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer and then later as Medical Epidemiologist in Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC. He obtained his MD from Lviv State Medical Institute, Ukraine where he trained as an obstetrician-gynecologist. He then received his PhD in Nutrition (with minors in Epidemiology and Consumer Economics) from Cornell University, USA. Oleg Bilukha has served as a consultant and temporary advisor to WHO, UNHCR, WFP and UNICEF on multiple assignments in Africa, Central Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Latin America. Included areas of his extensive experience are international nutrition, statistics, epidemiology, surveys and surveillance, war-related injury and reproductive health.

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  • Doctorate of Nutrition Sciences 2000, Cornell University
  • Ordinature 1993, Lviv Scientific Research Institute of Inherited Diseases
  • Doctorate of Medicine (MD) 1991, Lviv State Medical Institute

Courses Taught

  • GH 510: Epi Humanitarian Emerg

Affiliations & Activities

CDC- Clifton Road


  • , , Malnutrition and elevated mortality among refugees from South Sudan – Ethiopia, June-July 2014, MMWR, 63, 700-701
  • , , Effectiveness of home fortification with multi-micronutrient powders in Bhutanese refugee children: a five-year follow-up, Ann Nutr Metab , ,
  • , , Fatal and non-fatal injuries due to intentional explosions in Nepal, 2008-2011: analysis surveillance data, Conflict and Health, 7,
  • , , The PROBIT approach in estimating the prevalence of wasting: revisiting bias and precision, Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, 10,
  • , , Measuring anthropometric indicators through nutrition surveillance in humanitarian settings: options, issues and ways forward, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 33, 169-176