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
  • HSERV 526
    Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health


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
  


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
   


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
   


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 Secretariat
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 Secretariat
PI:   Lim           Dates:    1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015

Health Alliance International 8 (Moz. Health Comm.)
Health Alliance International (HAI)
PI:   Wasserheit           Dates:    10/1/2014 - 9/30/2015

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

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