Kenya – Yale

Location
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
E-mail: Serap.Aksoy@yale.edu

 

 

 


Ana-Claire Meyer, MD, MSHS
Assistant Professor of Neurology
E-mail: ana-claire.meyer@yale.edu

 

 

 


Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, MPH, FAAN

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

E-mail: ann.kurth@yale.edu

 

 

 

LMIC Mentors

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

E-mail: modiere@kemricdc.org 

 

 

 

 

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

E-mail: ebukusi@kemri.org 

 

 

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

E-mail: iinwani@yahoo.com

 

 

 

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