Team

Leadership

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Principal Investigator: Craig Cohen, MD, MPH

Chief Operating Officer: Purba Chatterjee, MSc

Deputy Director: Jayne Lewis Kulzer, MPH

Principal Statistician: Starley Shade, PhD, MPH

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Bukusi, MBChB, M.Med (ObGyn), MPH, PhD, PGD (Research Ethics), MBE (Research Ethics)

Director: Francesca Odhiambo, MBChB, M.Med

Deputy Director of Clinical: Maurice Aluda, MBChB, PGD-HSM

Deputy Director of Strategic Information: Edwin Mulwa, MSc

Deputy Director of Social Sciences: Charles Muga, PhD

Deputy Director of Evaluation: Zachary Kwena, PhD, MA

Technical Advisors/Managers

HIV Care and Treatment: Julie Kadima, MBChB

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT): Linda Otieno, BSc

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: Dennis Mboya, KRCHN

Pharmacy Services: Jean Paul Otieno

Laboratory Services: Maureen Agallo

Linkage and Retention: Samuel Ndolo Oudia, BA

Monitoring, Learning, and Evaluation (MLE): George Nyanaro, BSc

Information and Communication Technology (ICT): Lisa Muga, BSc

Human Resources: Denis Owino Ochola

Technical advisors/managers are supported by a team specializing in core program initiatives including adolescents and children, HIV/TB, reproductive health and early infant diagnosis, HIV testing and counseling, early infant male circumcision, strategic information, and mentorship.

Sub County Coordinators

Kisumu East/West: Phillip Ojuola

Nyando Sub County: Eric Juma

Nyakach: Jackline Cheruiyot

Muhoroni: Cirillus Ogolla 

Sub county coordinators are supported by a team of clinical program officers, monitoring & evaluation officers, TEXT IT nurses, ICT officers, assistant retention and linkage officers and site level staff, VMMC in-charges and mobilizers, and health care providers are hired directly through the Ministry of Health for site-level health service delivery.

Collectively Our Staff Includes   

  • 200 staff employed by KEMRI, including our technical team, program staff, and coordinators, who play critical roles in program and patient management and sustainable health system development at our supported health facilities.
  • 815 health care providers working at the facility level as direct hires of the Ministry of Health.
  • 250 students and medical residents who have rotated with FACES' STEP Program over the more than 10 years since it began.

FACES is made possible by a talented team who work hard every day on the ground, both in and outside of our health facilities to prevent HIV and to link and retain patients with HIV in care and treatment.

A Few of Our Staff:

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