Kenya – Yale

Kisumu and Nairobi, Kenya

Site Institutions
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-Kenya
Centre for Global Heath Research in Kisumu, Kenya Medical Research Institute - Neglected Tropical Diseases, Malaria, Schistosomiasis, Leishmaniasis  

Research Care Training Programme, Kenya Medical Research Institute - Neurology, Mental Health, HIV                 
Kenyatta National Hospital - HIV Continuum of Care and Implementation Science

U.S. Institution
Yale School of Medicine

U.S. Based Mentors

Serap Aksoy, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology




Ana-Claire Meyer, MD, MSHS
Assistant Professor of Neurology




Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, MPH, FAAN

Dean and the Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing, Yale School of Nursing





LMIC Mentors

Pauline NM Mwinzi, PhD
Principal Investigator
Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute






Elizabeth Bukusi, MBChB, MMed, MPH, PhD, PGD, MBE, CIP 
Chief Research Officer
Research Care and Training Program Kenya Medical Research Institute




Irene Inwani, MD MMed, MPH
Principal Investigator
Kenyatta National Hospital





Research Focus
HIV, Treatment Cascade, Malaria, Schistosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, Neurological Disorders

Selected Current Projects 
- Kenyatta National Hospital: High-yield HIV testing, facilitated linkage to care, and prevention for female youth in Kenya (Kurth R01 AI122797)  

- Kenyatta National Hospital: International AIDS Research and Training Program: Training of KNH professionals in implementation science, improving the HIV care cascade. 

- Centre for Global Health Research, KEMRI: Ongoing collaborations on neglected tropical diseases (Aksoy).  Current grants include R01 AI116593-01 to evaluation the role of IgE in schistosome immunity and development of resistance in a cohort of adolescent children.

- Research Care Training Programme, KEMRI: The effect of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) on depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and cognition among HIV-infected women exposed to gender based violence at FACES (Meyer).

Please visit:
Yale School of Public Health - Uganda GHES training sites descriptions

GHES fellowships conducted at these sites:
2013-2014 Ana-Claire Meyer, MD, MSHS
2017-2018 Rosa Chemwey Ndiema, MBChB, MMed