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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

Medical anthropology; International health; HIV/AIDS prevention
  • HSERV 521
    Advanced Qualitative Methods in Anthropology and Public Health


Lohman N, Hagopian A, Luboga SA, Stover B, Lim T, Makumbi F, Kiwanuka N, Lubega F, Ndizihiwe A, Mukooyo E, Barnhart S, Pfeiffer J. District Health Officer Perceptions of PEPFAR's Influence on the Health System in Uganda, 2005-2011. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2016 Jul 26;6(2):83-95. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2016.98.  PMID: 28812783    PMCID: PMC5287933
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Pfeiffer J, Robinson J, Hagopian A, Johnson W, Fort M, Gimbel-Sherr K, Rowden R, Friedman E, Davis P, Adedokun L, Gloyd S. The end of AIDS and the NGO Code of Conduct. Lancet. 2014 Aug 23;384(9944):639-40. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61259-9.  PMID: 25152262
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Fernandes QF, Wagenaar BH, Anselmi L, Pfeiffer J, Gloyd S, Sherr K. Effects of health-system strengthening on under-5, infant, and neonatal mortality: 11-year provincial-level time-series analyses in Mozambique. Lancet Glob Health. 2014 Aug;2(8):e468-77. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70276-1. Epub 2014 Jul 23.  PMID: 25103520    PMCID: PMC4158849
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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
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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
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Systems analysis and improvement approach to optimize task-shifted mental health diagnosis and treatment cascades (SAIA-MH)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Wagenaar           Dates:    9/1/2018 - 8/31/2019

Usability and Feasibility of a Phone-based Decision Support Tool for Option B+
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Gimbel-Sherr           Dates:    5/1/2017 - 4/30/2018

Usability and Feasibility of a Phone-based Decision Support Tool for Option B+
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PI:   Gimbel-Sherr           Dates:    3/1/2016 - 2/28/2018

Gavi Full country Evaluations 2016
Gavi Alliance
PI:   Lim           Dates:    1/1/2016 - 12/31/2016

Health Alliance International 8 (Moz. Health Comm.)
Health Alliance International (HAI)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    10/1/2015 - 9/30/2016

GAVI Full Country Evaluations 2015
Gavi Alliance
PI:   Lim           Dates:    1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015