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

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:

U.S. Based Mentors

  Serap Aksoy, PhD  Professor of Epidemiology  Email

Serap Aksoy, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology
Email

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

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

  Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, MPH, FAAN  Dean and the Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing, Yale School of Nursing  Email

Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, MPH, FAAN
Dean and the Linda Koch Lorimer Professor of Nursing, Yale School of Nursing
Email

LMIC Mentors

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

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

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

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

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

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