Prof Henry Godwell Mwambi has taught theory and applied statistics courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His main application areas are in the biological and health sciences, particularly modelling population and disease dynamics. At the University of Natal, he has taught theory and applied courses. Among them, a Biostatistics course at both undergraduate and graduate levels covering critical areas in biostatistics, namely general epidemiology principles, cohort studies, case-control studies, survival analysis, and clinical trials.
His main research area is statistical and mathematical modeling and analysis of infectious disease processes at the individual and population levels. He is currently working with PhD and Masters students on various topics in biostatistics and epidemiology, such as the analysis of non-Gaussian longitudinal and clustered disease outcome data, survival analysis, modelling recurrent event longitudinal data with reference to epilepsy, and infectious disease modelling. Some of the students he has supervised are employed as Biostatisticians and academics in leading medical and bioinformatics research institutes, centers, and universities within South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, and abroad.