Institute of tropical and infectious diseases/Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT)
College of Health Sciences
University of Nairobi
Phd status - In progress
James is an infectious diseases researcher from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. His PhD research focuses on the high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) association with retroviruses among women living with HIV on care at a National Teaching Hospital in Kenya. He has broad research interests in viral sexually transmitted infections among women living with HIV, adolescents, youths, key populations, and implementation science. Further, he has specialized vaccinology research skills from the African Leadership in Vaccinology Expertise (ALIVE) research group, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. He participates in international academic meetings such as the International AIDS Society (IAS), Conference for Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), and International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS) among others. He serves as a mentor of the International AIDS Society where has successfully mentored young career researchers from the global context. James is also a reviewer of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (JAIDS) and PLOS Global Public Health and he has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals.