Elizabeth Wahome

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+254 725938193

Elizabeth Wahome

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Elizabeth Wahome has been working at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Wellcome Trust Programme (KWTRP) in Kilifi, which is supported by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), as data manager. She attained her MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in 2015. Over the years, she has been actively contributing towards scientific manuscript writing, conducting statistical analysis and data management in an ongoing prospective, open cohort and observational feasibility study to assess recruitment and retention and estimate HIV incidence for an HIV vaccine efficacy trial. She’s interested in developing an empiric risk score that can guide PrEP uptake and assess the impact and effectiveness of PrEP in reducing HIV-1 acquisition risks as well as estimate rates of STIs among MSM on and off PrEP in the Coastal Kenya.