Dr. Sula Mazimba serves as a Cardiology Fellow at Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, Ohio, and as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Wright State University-Boonshoft School of Medicine. In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Sula Mazimba also earned a Master’s degree in Public Health in 2009.
Training in both medicine and public health allows Dr. Sula Mazimba to contribute to his profession in numerous ways. Dr. Sula Mazimba publishes research studies in medical journals and also lends his expertise to public health policy, both in America and in his native Zambia.Dr. Sula Mazimba’s research on the evaluation and treatment of heart failure appeared in the August 30, 2010 issue of Emergency Medical Reports. Dr. Sula Mazimba also completed a study on the treatment of peripheral heart disease, commonly known as atherosclerosis, poor circulation, or hardening of the arteries.With regard to public health, Dr. Sula Mazimba completed a study researching possible links between a heart patients’ medical condition and their 30-day readmission rates. Insurance companies often look to 30-day readmission rates as an indicator of the overall quality of medical care at a given institution. Dr. Sula Mazimba’s study, which he conducted while he was still an MPH student, drew the attention of the Kettering Medical Center.
Dr. Sula Mazimba also coordinates faith-based missions for Kettering Medical Center. As part of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Kettering actively promotes its philosophy around the world. In May of 2010, Dr. Sula Mazimba led a mission to his native Zambia. Like many countries in Africa, Zambia struggles to confront the effects of the AIDS epidemic, including the high percentage of orphans left in its wake. During the mission, Dr. Sula Mazimba visited a number of orphanages and encouraged the children to strive for academic excellence.