OUR TEAM MEMBERS

Dr. Zachary Kwena

Dr. Zachary Kwena

Dr. Zachary Kwena is Social Scientist who received both his first degrees and PhD from Kenyatta University and is currently a Fellow with the Consortium for National Health Research (CNHR) pursuing his postdoctoral training in Medical Geography.

Dr. Saidi Kapiga

Dr. Saidi Kapiga is the founding Scientific Director of the Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (MITU) in Tanzania and a Reader in Epidemiology and International Health in the Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology at the ...
Dr. Patricia Fast

Dr. Patricia Fast

Dr. Patricia Fast received her MD at Michigan State University, is board certified in pediatrics (University of Michigan), and also holds a PhD in immunology from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

Dr. Kiwanuka

Executive Director, UVRI - IAVI

Dr. Kiwanuka is an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist with strong bias in Biostatistics at Makerere University School of Public Health, and Executive Director, UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program, Entebbe.
Leslie Nielsen

Leslie Nielsen

Director of Regional Partnerships

Leslie Nielsen is the Director of Regional Partnerships for the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), based in Uganda where she has collaborated with government, researchers and ...
Jan De Bon

Jan De Bont

Senior Director of Project Management

Jan De Bont is a Senior Director of Project Management, responsible for overseeing IAVI’s R&D portfolio in Africa.
Dr. Elizabeth Bukusi

Dr. Elizabeth Bukusi

Co-Director of UCSF - Kenya

Dr. Elizabeth Bukusi has served as the Co-Director of the UCSF-Kenya Medical Research Institute's collaborative Research Care and Treatment Program (RCTP) since 1995.

Heiner Grosskurth

Heiner Grosskurth is Professor of Epidemiology and International Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
Dr. Ali Ssetaala

Dr. Ali Ssetaala

Field Studies Coordinator

Dr. Ali Ssetaala is a Medical Doctor who received his Doctor of Medicine degree at Muhimbili University College of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
Dr. Anatoli Kamali

Dr. Anatoli Kamali

Deputy Director

Dr. Anatoli Kamali is the Deputy Director of the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, and Head of the HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Programme.