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Beatrice Wamuti

Dr. Beatrice Wamuti is a Takemi postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health with a PhD in Global Health – Implementation Science from the University of Washington (UW), in addition to being a registered medical doctor (University of Nairobi) with an MBA (Strathmore University) and MPH (UW). She is passionate about healthcare systems strengthening within low and middle-income countries, and has keen research interests in evidence-based clinical research, implementation science, and health systems management.

Over the past decade, Dr. Wamuti has worked in HIV prevention, particularly HIV partner services (aPS) to improve case finding, diagnosis, and initiation of antiretroviral therapy among sexual partners to newly diagnosed HIV positive individuals in sub-Saharan African countries. She has also served as a senior technical advisor for the aPS scale-up project – collaborative study between the University of Washington, PATH Kenya and the Ministry of Health (MOH). In this project evaluating the national rollout of aPS within the national HIV testing services program in Kenya, Dr. Wamuti was part of MOH’s National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCOP) technical working group on HIV testing services. Finally, she also serves as a visiting research scientist at the Kenyatta National Hospital.