Beatrice Wamuti
Visiting Scholars and Scientists

Beatrice Wamuti

Takemi Fellow

Takemi Program in International Health

beatrice_wamuti@hsph.harvard.edu


Overview

Dr. Beatrice Wamuti is passionate about healthcare systems strengthening within low and middle-income countries and her research interests are in evidence-based clinical research, implementation science, and health systems strengthening.

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 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, she was part of MOH's National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCOP) technical working group on HIV testing services. She also serves as a visiting research scientist at the Kenyatta National Hospital.

Dr. Wamuti is a Takemi postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health and has a PhD in Global Health - Implementation Science from the University of Washington (UW). She is a registered medical doctor (University of Nairobi) with an MBA (Strathmore University) and MPH (UW).

MBChB, 12/2007, Medicine and surgery
University of Nairobi, Nairobi, KE

MBA, 6/2015
Strathmore University, Nairobi, KE

MPH, 6/2017, Global health
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

PhD, 6/2021, Global health - Implementation science
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Oscar Gish award for social justice and equity2017-2018
University of Washington

Husky 100 award for top 100 university students2021-2022
University of Washington


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