School of Public Health

Sherr, Kenneth

Kenneth Sherr

Associate Professor, Global Health
Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Associate Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering


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

Contact Info

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

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."

Research Interests

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


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

In The News

UW Global Health Dept. Launches New PhD Program
The Daily, 11/02/2012

School Awards Pilot Grants To Meet Challenges of 21st Century
UW School of Public Health News, 09/26/2012

Kenneth Sherr Wins Young Investigator Award at AIDS Conference
UW School of Public Health News, 08/11/2008