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Independent experts nominated by country party

Dave Chadee

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Environmental Sciences
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Sri Lanka
Job function
Professor of Environmental Health
Department of Life Science, University of West Indies, St Augustine Campus
Telephone number
Work experience
Worked in both private and public sectors and have worked locally in Trinidad, the Caribbean region and with international organizations like the WHO(Geneva), Pan American Health Organization and the International Atomic Energy Agency. I am the regional Advisor for Elimation of Lymphatic Filariasis using Xenomonitoring for the Americas (PAHO), Rregional Advisor for the Control of Mosquito Vectors in Five Indian Ocean Islands (IAEA). Short-term consultant for WHO. In addition I am a Lead author of Chapter 11 Human Health: Impacts, Adaptation and Co-benefits (IPCC WG11 AR5 Chapter)_x000D_
Thematic areas: Biology, Ecology, Epidemiology and control of vector borne diseases_x000D_
Areas of field experience: Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, St. Vincent, St. Kitts, Guyana, and Suriname, Cuba, Costa Rica, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Egypt, Eritrea, Kenya, Equatorial Guinean , an La reunion, Mauritius, Comoros, Seychelles, Madagascar, Sri Lanka
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
1. Ph.D in Entomology, Dunee, University 1987_x000D_
2. Ph.D in Science – Entomology and Parasitology, Dundee University 1999_x000D_
3. MSc. In Public health – Epidemiology and Environmental health, Dundee University 2001
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Chadee, Dave D., A. Le Maitre and C.C. Tilluckdharry (1992). An outbreak of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Trinidad, West Indies. Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, 86: 582-590._x000D_
2. Chadee, D.D., B. Shivnauth, S.C. Rawlins and A.A. Chen. (2007). Climate, mosquito _x000D_
indices and the epidemiology of dengue fever in Trinidad. (2002-2004). Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 101: 69-77._x000D_
3. .Impoinvil, D.E., S. Ahamad, A. Troyo, J. Keating, A.K. Githeko, C.M. Mbogo, L. _x000D_
Kibe, J.I. Githure, A.M. Gad, A.N. Hassan, L. Orshan, A. Warburg, O. Calderon- _x000D_
Arguedas, V.M.Sanchez-Loria, R.Velit-Suarez, D.D. Chadee, R.J. Novak and _x000D_
J.B. Beier (2007). Comparative analysis of mosquito control programs in seven _x000D_
urban sites in Africa, the Middle East and the Americas. Health Policy: 83: _x000D_
196- 212._x000D_
4. Chadee, D.D. and A. Rahaman (2000). Use of water drums by humans and Aedes aegypti in Trinidad. Journal of Vector Ecology, 25: 28-35._x000D_
5. Chadee, D.D., P. Kittayapong, A.C. Morrison and W.J. Tabachnick (2007). Genetics. A Break through for Global Public Health. Science: 316: 1703-1704 (22 June 2007).
Other activities
1. Life Member of the American Mosquito Control Association (1980- present)_x000D_
2. Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (1989- present)_x000D_
3. Member of Entomological Society of London (1986- present)_x000D_
4. Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Parasitology Research (2008-)_x000D_
5. Appointed a Lead Author of Chapter 11 (Health and Climate Change) for _x000D_
Working Group 11, Impact, Adaptation and Vulnerability for the Fifth _x000D_
Assessment Report, International Panel for Climate Change (2010-2014).
1. The Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Award for Excellence in Science and Technology 2013. Installed as a Sabga Laureate (20th April, 2013)._x000D_
2. Awarded the Emmanuel Cipriani Amoroso Gold Medal for Science and Technology (Medical Sciences) for 2013 (Installed on 23rd November 2013) by National Institute of Higher Education, Science and technology, Trinidad and Tobago (NIHERST)._x000D_
3. Vice-Chancellor Award for Research Excellence, University of the West Indies, 2010.
Organisation name
Department of Environment
Organisation street address
St. Augustine Campus
Organisation city
St Augustine, West Indies
Organisation country
Trinidad and Tobago