Muloongo Simuzingili

Service Area
Modeling & Meta-Analysis; Strategic Market Access
HEOR Fellow
Bethesda, United States

Muloongo Simuzingili is a Health Economics and Outcomes Research Fellow working in Modeling and Meta-Analysis and Strategic Market Access at Pharmerit’s Bethesda office. She has a strong background in Economics, with expertise in quasi-experimental methods and econometric modeling for healthcare research.

Prior to joining Pharmerit, Muloongo worked within the Department of Health Behavior and Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where she worked on studies in a variety of research areas including Medicaid, quality metrics for colonoscopies and obesity. Muloongo is a published coauthor in the Journal of Women’s Health. She was additionally recognized as an inaugural research scholar for her exemplary work in Economics and related research by the Sadie Collective in 2020. Muloongo is a PhD Candidate in Healthcare Policy and Research at VCU. Her dissertation utilizes Medicaid Claims data to study state-level variations in provider reimbursement rates and substance abuse treatment in the United States. Her research also conducts a cost-effectiveness analysis of alternate strategies to reduce pneumonia and malaria and examines strategies to increase vaccinations to children in Kenya. Muloongo earned a Master’s in Applied Economics from the University of Cape Town and a Bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Namibia.