David is Lecturer in the department of Biological Sciences at Pwani University. He earned a Ph.D in Zoology from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) with the PhD research work undertaken at icipe-African Insect Science for Food and Health under African Postgraduate Programme in Insect Science-(ARPPIS). Prior to the doctorate, he earned an MSc. in Tropical Entomology from the University of Zimbabwe under ARPPIS, South African Sub-region. He looks forward to being in academia and active research in infectious diseases, a key focus of PAMCA.