Elizabeth Bukusi MBCHB, M.MED, MPH, PhD, PGD

Bukusi, Elizabeth 2012Elizabeth Anne. Bukusi MBCHB, M.MED (ObGyn), MPH, PhD, PGD (Research Ethics), Masters in Bioethics, CIP, FAAS, earned her general medical degree and Masters in Obstetrics and Gynecology degree from the University of Nairobi. She then earned a Certificate in International Health, MPH and a PhD from the University of Washington’s Department of Epidemiology; a Post Graduate Diploma in Research Ethics from the University of Cape Town and a Masters in Bioethics from Centre for Bioethics and Culture at the Sind Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) in Karachi. She is a certified IRB Professional. She is a Chief Research Officer based at the Centre for Microbiology Research at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), a Research Professor at the University of Washington (Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Global health), an honorary lecturer at Aga Khan University in Nairobi (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology), Volunteer Clinical faculty –Professor at the University of California San Francisco (Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences) and Faculty at the Centre for Bioethics and Culture at SIUT. Her primary areas of interest in research focus on sexually transmitted infections, reproductive health, and HIV prevention, care and treatment. She has a keen interest in research and clinical ethics/ research regulatory systems. She was a member of the Kenya National AIDS Control Council HIV prevention Task force and has servedon the Board of Management of the South African Medical Research Council. She is a board member of AVAC and serves on the Advisory Board of International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH). She served on the WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research Scientific and Technical Advisory Group (STAG) and currently serves as the Co-Chair and Regional Chair of the WHO HRP Alliance and is a member of the UNAIDS expert scientific panel. She is a trustee for the HIV Research Trust Fund, and an Elected Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences (FAAS).