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Kenneth_NgureKenneth Ngure is a Senior Lecturer and a Research Coordinator at the College of Health Sciences, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya and an Affiliate Assistant Professor at the Department of Global Health, University of Washington. Dr. Ngure is currently a Core member of the Behavioral Research Working Group of the Microbicides Trials Network, USA. He is a recognized scientist in the field of behavioral research, family planning, HIV prevention and his current interests include antiretroviral based HIV prevention, HIV self-testing and interventions to reduce risk of HIV transmission during peri-conception and pregnancy among HIV serodiscordant couples. Dr. Ngure was awarded the 2012 Outstanding Community Partner Award of the University of Washington for his work in the field of HIV prevention. He holds a PhD in Public Health, a Masters of Public Health, MSc in Clinical Trials and an Executive MSc in Organizational Development. He has been a Fogarty Scholar at the University of Washington, BIARI Scholar at the Brown University, African Doctoral Dissertation fellow at African Population Health Research Center and Afya Bora Consortium Fellow. Dr. Ngure is currently training several junior researchers at masters and PhD levels in Kenya and internationally.

EDUCATION 

  • PhD (Kenya Medical Research Institute)
  • MSc (United States International University)
  • MPH (University of Nairobi (Kenya)
  • MSc (University of London (UK)

EXPERTISE 

HIV-1 prevention interventions especially those targeting HIV discordant couples; Contraception – correlates and barriers; Phase IV vaccine studies; Qualitative research.

Projects

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