Lilian is a Clinical Research Scientist at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Center for Respiratory Disease Research, with interests in Tuberculosis; HIV co-infection research. She is a Medical Doctor and specialist in Tropical and Infectious diseases, having trained at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. She is a diplomate of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and holds a Leadership and Management certificate from Strathmore Business School. She is an alumnus of the African Doctoral Academy (ADA), Stellenbosch University. Under her CARTA fellowship, she is undertaking a PhD in Tropical and Infectious Diseases at the University of Nairobi. She is also a fellow of Epidemiology under the Tuberculosis; HIV co-Infection Training Program in Kenya, funded through the NIH/Fogarty HIV Research Training Program (D43 TW011817). As part of her doctorate, she is looking at novel solutions to monitoring the treatment of latent TB to improve outcomes, including assessing the role of pharmacogenetics.