Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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James N. Kiarie is an associate professor in obstetrics and gynaecology the University of Nairobi, and a consultant obstetrician gynaecologist in Kenyatta National Hospital.  He is also an affiliate Associate Professor in Epidemiology and Global Health at the University of Washington. 

His work focuses on health professionals training, reproductive health, HIV and use of information technologies in research and training.  His mission is to transform the lives of families through high quality training and research in reproductive health and HIV

Prof Kiarie is the director of the University of Nairobi Medical Education Program Initiative (MEPI) whose mission is to improve the health of Kenyans through medical education and research.  He also directs the University of Nairobi HIV Capacity Building Fellowship Program whose goal is to build the capacity of local health care workers and organizations by implementing a sustained national training program using an academic model that is aligned with the Kenya National AIDS and the PEPFAR Strategic Plans.  He is the Principal Investigator of several studies on HIV, STIs and Reproductive Health.  

Prof Kiarie has extensive experience in Public health and training and has over 90 papers published in peer reviewed journals.

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