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Principal Investigator

mugoDr. Nelly R. Mugo, MBCHB, MPH is an obstetrician, gynecologist and a principal research scientist at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Nairobi.
She attained her medical training at the University of Nairobi and earned her MPH with a major in epidemiology tract from University of Washington in 2000. She has spent the last 16 years in clinical research with a focus in HIV prevention and reproductive health research.

Presently, she collaborates with the University of Washington, International Clinical Research Center (ICRC); department of global health in conduct of HIV-1 prevention clinical research and she is the principal investigator for Partners in Health Research Development (PHRD) and the Partners PrEP Demonstration project, Thika site.

Dr.Mugo heads the Sexual Reproductive Adolescent and Child Health Program, (SRACH-RP) in KEMRI. She is also an honorary lecturer at the University of Nairobi and senior specialist at the Kenyatta National Referral Hospital department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

She is an author and has so far done over 100 peer review journal publications.


Below is a sample of some of her publications;

Estimating Efficacy in a Randomized Trial With Product Nonadherence Application of Multiple Methods to a Trial of Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention.

Tenofovir based oral preexposure prophylaxis prevents HIV infection among women.

The pre-exposure prophylaxis revolution; From clinical trials to programmatic implementation.

To view more publications from Dr. Nelly Mugo please click here.

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