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Brown/Moi Training Program for the Prevention of HIV related Cervical Cancer


Brown/Moi Training Program for the Prevention of HIV related Cervical Cancer
 

Susan Cu-Uvin MD (Professor OB/GYN; Director, GHI) received a five year, $1.5 million training granted entitled the Brown/Moi Training Program for the Prevention of HIV related Cervical Cancer from the Fogarty International Center and the National Cancer Institute, to be administered by the Brown Global Health Initiative. Elkanah Omenge Orang'o, MBChB, MMED from Moi Univer

The focus of this proposed research training program is the understanding of the pathogenesis of cervical cancer in WLHIV (women living with HIV) and to optimize the screening, prevention and treatment of HIV related cervical cancer. A multidisciplinary group of Kenyan researchers will be trained to conduct HIV, HPV, cervical cancer-related studies with the end goal of decreasing cervical cancer-related deaths among WLHIV. The grant will train a cadre of long term graduate trainees and clinical research scholars from Kenya at Brown.  The ultimate goal is to develop a cadre of multidisciplinary researches in Western Kenya who will anchor research in this NIH priority area and to increase research capacity on HIV and cervical cancer in Kenya. sity, Eldoret Kenya, will co-lead the program along with Katina Robison MD (Asst Professor OB/GYN ) serving as co-investigator.  

 

Current Graduate Students Trainees

Masters Student William OchiengMasters Student William OchiengMasters student FAith OkaaloMasters student FAith OkaaloPhD Student Titus Kipkemboi MainaPhD Student Titus Kipkemboi Maina