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Kenneth Sherr, PhD, MPH, BA

Associate Professor, Global Health (primary department)
Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Associate Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering

Kenneth Sherr is Director of Mozambique Programs and Director of Implementation Science for Health Alliance International. He was one of five scientists honored with a Young Investigator Award at the 2008 Global AIDS Conference in Mexico City. Sherr's abstract was titled, "Task shifting to mid-level clinical health providers: An evaluation of quality of ART [antiretroviraltreatment] provided by 'tecnicos de medicina' and physicians in Mozambique."

Contact Information
Harris Hydraulics Laboratory 317
Box 357965
Seattle, WA
Tel: 206-543-8382

Research Interests
Implementation science, infectious disease epidemiology, task-shifting for ART, health information systems

PhD, Epidemiology, University of Washington, SPH 2009
MPH, Health Services, University of Washington, SPH 2000
BA, Anthropology, Sociology, Kenyon College 1995

Selected Publications
Sherr K, Micek M, Gimbel S, Gloyd S, Hughes J, John-Stewart G, Manjate R, Pfeiffer J, Weiss N. Quality of HIV care provided by non-physician clinicians and physicians in Mozambique: a retrospective cohort study. AIDS. 2010;24:S59-66

Sherr K, Pfeiffer J, Mussa A, Vio F, Gimbel S, Micek M, Gloyd S. The role of non-physician clinicians in the rapid expansion of HIV care in Mozambique. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2009;52:S20-23

Pfeiffer J, Montoya P, Baptista A, Karagianis M, Pugas M, Micek M, Johnson W, Sherr K, Gimbel S, Baird S, Lambdin B, Gloyd S. Integration of HIV/AIDS services into African primary health care: lessons learned for health system strengthening in Mozambique - a case study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2010;13:3

Micek M, Gimbel-Sherr K, Baptista A, Matediana E, Montoya P, Pfeiffer J, Melo A, Gimbel-Sherr S, Johnson W, Gloyd S. Loss to follow-up of adults in public HIV care systems in central Mozambique: identifying obstacles to treatment. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2009;52(3):397-405

Brentlinger P, Dgedge M, Correia MA, Rojas AJ, Saúte F, Gimbel-Sherr K, Stubbs B, Mercer MA, Gloyd S. Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy in central Mozambique. Bull World Health Organ. 2007;85(11): 873-9

Gloyd S, Monotoya P, Floriano F, Chadreque MC, Pfeiffer J, Gimbel-Sherr K. Scaling-Up Antenatal syphilis screening in Mozambique: transforming policy to action. Sex Transm Dis. 2007; 34(7): S31-36

Brentlinger, P, Montoya P, Rojas AJ, Correia MA, Dgedge M, Saute F, Gimbel-Sherr K, Mercer MA, Gloyd S. Prevalence and predictors of maternal peripheral malaria parasitemia in Central Mozambique. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007; 77(2):228-234

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