Assistant Lecturer



Mary – Teresia  Ghumbemsitia is a Mathematics and (Medical) Statistics Assistant Lecturer in the Catholic University of Cameroon, CATUC, Bamenda . When she is not in the classroom setting she does Data Analysis for students carrying out research (end of course project). She is a PhD student in the department of Health Economics, Policy and Management in CATUC, Bamenda.


  1. University of Nigeria, Nsukka Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.
  2. University of Ibadan Nigeria, Masters of Science degree in Epidemiology and Medical Statistics.

Award:  Bursary Award for MSC Medical (Bio) Statistics Student donated by WHO, HRP 8th May 2000, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Working Experience:

  • Assistant lecturer: CATUC Bamenda teaching Mathematics/Statistics, Medical (Bio) Statistics. (2010-till date). Supervision of students’ end of course projects. Assists students in their research work.
  • Assistant Lecturer; National Polytechnic Bamenda .Taught biostatistics .Supervised students’ end of year course projects (2008-2010).
  • Tutor Special Educational Needs Teachers Training Institution (SENTI) taught Mathematics and Educational Statistics, Supervised students end of year course projects (2007 – 2010).

Membership of professional bodies:


Research Interest:  

Epidemiology of Communicable/Non-communicable diseases, where my knowledge in mathematics/medical statistics is applied.

Conferences and Workshops:

  • Comprehensive Systematic review Training (TBI-CSRT) Phase I at Ebase Center, Bamenda partner Organization; Johanna Briggs Institute University of Adelaide (distance learning).
  • Young women headers program assessment Survey in Kumbo.
  • An e-learning seminar in Nairobi Kenya.
  • Mathematics refresher course in CATUC as facilitator.
  • Fundamental of biostatistics, Epidemiology and research methodology in the postgraduate Institute of Medical research and training, College of MEDICINE University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Publications (Journal):

Polycarp N. Chia, Kenneth A. Yongabi,   Fon E. Tata, Mary-Teresia Ghumbemsitia,  Priscillia Ngie Nde Tuma, Pius M. Tih, Yongbang V.Yuh, and Bertrand W. Maimo (2018), Assessment of Cryptosporidium Infection in Benakuma Health District of the North West Region of Cameroon, Indian journal of Medical Research and Pharmaceutical Sciences August 2018; 5(8) ISSN: 2349-5340, DOI: 10 5281/Zenedo.1404941 Impact Factor: 4.054