James Pfeiffer

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Adjunct Professor, Health Services
Professor, Global Health (primary appt.)
Professor, Anthropology

Education

PhD   University of California Los Angeles, 1997   (Anthropology)
MPH   University of California Los Angeles, 1997   (Community Health Services)
MA   University of California Los Angeles, 1989   (Anthropology)
BA   Williams College, 1983   (Biology, Religion)

Contact Info

email:   jamespf@uw.edu

office:   313

address:
Harris Hydraulics Building
Seattle, WA 98195

campus box:   357965
voice:   206-543-8486
voice2:   206-685-8519

Research Interests

Medical anthropology; International health; HIV/AIDS prevention

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Teaching   (Department of Health Services Courses)

  • ANTH 519
    Advanced Qualitative Methods in Anthropology and Public Health

Recent Publications



Wagenaar BH, Gimbel S, Hoek R, Pfeiffer J, Michel C, Manuel JL, Cuembelo F, Quembo T, Afonso P, Gloyd S, Sherr K. Stock-outs of essential health products in Mozambique - longitudinal analyses from 2011 to 2013. Trop Med Int Health. 2014 Jul;19(7):791-801. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12314. Epub 2014 Apr 11.  PMID: 24724617
  

Gerdts SE, Wagenaar BH, Micek MA, Farquhar C, Kariaganis M, Amos J, Gimbel S, Pfeiffer J, Gloyd S, Sherr K. Linkage to HIV care and antiretroviral therapy by HIV testing service type in Central Mozambique: a retrospective cohort study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Jun 1;66(2):e37-44. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000081.  PMID: 24326605    PMCID: PMC4020956
   

Mussa AH, Pfeiffer J, Gloyd SS, Sherr K. Vertical funding, non-governmental organizations, and health system strengthening: perspectives of public sector health workers in Mozambique. Hum Resour Health. 2013 Jun 14;11(1):26. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-11-26.  PMID: 23768178    PMCID: PMC3691708
   

Sherr K, Cuembelo F, Michel C, Gimbel S, Micek M, Kariaganis M, Pio A, Manuel JL, Pfeiffer J, Gloyd S. Strengthening integrated primary health care in Sofala, Mozambique. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013;13 Suppl 2:S4. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-S2-S4. Epub 2013 May 31.  PMID: 23819552    PMCID: PMC3668215
   

Lambdin BH, Micek MA, Sherr K, Gimbel S, Karagianis M, Lara J, Gloyd SS, Pfeiffer J. Integration of HIV care and treatment in primary health care centers and patient retention in central Mozambique: a retrospective cohort study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Apr 15;62(5):e146-52. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3182840d4e.  PMID: 23288031
  

Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2011
Chair, thesis committee for Olubunmi Akinkugbe
Consistency and reliability of self-reported reproductive health behaviors among couples using the 1998 Cape Verde RHS data

2011
Member, thesis committee for Kassia Binkowski
Determinants of breastfeeding behavior among indigenous Guatemalan mothers

2011
Member, thesis committee for Jessica Crawford
Measles vaccination coverage and timing of vaccine administration in Northern Mozambique: 1997 - 2010

2010
Member, capstone for Joseph Benedict
The tuberculosis care system of migrant urban-industrial workers in New Delhi

2010
Member, dissertation committee for Carolina Mejia
Geography, mobility, work venue and other risk factors associated with sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Peru

External Funding (sampling of recent awards from UW SAGE data)

Early ART initiation among HIV-positive pregnant women in central Mozambique
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Pfeiffer           Dates:    4/1/2014 - 3/31/2015

Health Alliance International 8 (Moz. Health Comm.)
Health Alliance International (HAI)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    1/1/2014 - 9/30/2014

GAVI Full Country Evaluations - 2014 Evaluation Phase
GAVI Alliance Secretariat
PI:   Lim           Dates:    1/1/2014 - 12/31/2014

GAVI Full Country Evaluations - 2013 Evaluation Phase
GAVI Alliance Secretariat
PI:   Lim           Dates:    5/1/2013 - 12/31/2013

Early ART initiation among HIV-positive pregnant women in central Mozambique
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Pfeiffer           Dates:    4/1/2013 - 3/31/2014

GAVI Full Country Eval Inception Phase- SUPPLEMENT
GAVI Alliance Secretariat
PI:   Lim           Dates:    3/1/2013 - 4/30/2013

Health Alliance International 8 (Moz. Health Comm.)
Health Alliance International (HAI)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    10/1/2012 - 9/30/2013

Early ART initiation among HIV-positive pregnant women in central Mozambique
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Pfeiffer           Dates:    4/1/2012 - 3/31/2015

Mozambique Health Committee 7
Health Alliance International (HAI)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    10/1/2011 - 9/30/2012

Health Promotion Research Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2011 - 9/29/2012

Mozambique Health Committee 6
Health Alliance International (HAI)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    12/1/2010 - 9/30/2011

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