Elizabeth Anne Bukusi

Elizabeth Anne Bukusi MBCHB, MMed (ObGyn), MPH, PhD, PGD, MBE (Research Ethics) is a Chief Research Officer at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) in the Centre for Microbiology Research. She is also a Research Professor at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA; Honorary Lecturer Aga Khan University Nairobi; Professor, University of California San Francisco, USA; and Faculty at the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Culture, Karachi, Pakistan. Dr. Bukusi’s primary areas of interest in research focus on sexually transmitted infections; reproductive health; HIV prevention, care, and treatment; and capacity building for research and programs. She is keenly interested in research and clinical ethics and in research regulatory systems. Dr. Bukusi has served on the Kenya National AIDS Control Council HIV Prevention Task Force. She currently serves on the Board of Management of the South African Medical Research Council, AVAC, and IMPACT RDO and on the advisory board of IAPAC. She is the Chair of the Research Capacity Building Initiative in the WHO Department of Reproductive Health and the HRP Alliance. A member of the UNAIDS expert scientific panel, she is also a trustee for the HIV Research Trust Fund and an elected Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences.

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