Jayne Lewis-Kulzer, MPH

Project Director
Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
+1 805 574-3737

Jayne Lewis-Kulzer, MPH, is the project director on multiple NIH-funded HIV-studies based in western Kenya. She has over 20 years of experience in HIV-related research and program implementation. Her research focuses on HIV prevention, linkage, and retention in care to improve the health outcomes of people living with HIV. She has extensive experience in grant management and in building collaborative partnerships for optimal research implementation.

Publications: 

Experiences and perceptions of conditional cash incentive provision and cessation among people with HIV for care engagement: A qualitative study.

Research square

Giordano J, Lewis-Kulzer J, Montoya L, Akama E, Adhiambo HF, Nyadieka E, Iguna S, Bukusi EA, Odeny T, Camlin CS, Thirumurthy H, Petersen M, Geng EH

A youth-centred approach to improving engagement in HIV services: human-centred design methods and outcomes in a research trial in Kisumu County, Kenya

BMJ global health

Eliud Omondi Akama, Laura K Beres,Jayne Lewis Kulzer, Gladys Ontuga, Harriet Adhiambo,Sarah Bushuru,Edwin Nyagesoa,Joseph Osoro,Isaya Opondo,Norton Sang, Bertha Oketch, James Nyanga, Cirilus Ogollah Osongo, Evelyn Nyandieka, Evelyn Ododa, Eunice Omondi, Felix Ochieng, Clinton Owino, Thomas Odeny, Zachary Arochi Kwena, Ingrid Eshun-Wilson, Maya Petersen, Elizabeth A Bukusi, Elvin H Geng,and Lisa L Abuogi

Adaptive Strategies for Retention in Care among Persons Living with HIV

NEJM Evidence

Elvin H. Geng, M.D., M.P.H. [email protected], Thomas A. Odeny, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H., Ph.D., Lina M. Montoya, Ph.D., Sarah Iguna, M.Sc., Jayne L. Kulzer, M.P.H., Harriet Fridah Adhiambo, Ingrid Eshun-Wilson, M.B.Ch.B., Eliud Akama, M.P.H., Everlyne Nyandieka, B.S., Mary A. Guzé, M.P.H., Starley Shade, Ph.D., Laura Packel, Ph.D., Branson Fox, B.A., Carol Camlin, M.P.H., Ph.D., Harsha Thirumurthy, Ph.D., Catherine Lyons, N.P., Elizabeth A. Bukusi, M.B.Ch.B., M.Med., M.P.H., Ph.D., and Maya L. Petersen, M.D., Ph.D

Social support and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic among a cohort of people living with HIV (PLWH) in Western Kenya.

PLOS global public health

Mburia-Mwalili A, Wagner KD, Kwobah EK, Atwoli L, Aluda M, Simmons B, Lewis-Kulzer J, Goodrich S, Wools-Kaloustian K, Syvertsen JL

Adapt for Adolescents: Protocol for a sequential multiple assignment randomized trial to improve retention and viral suppression among adolescents and young adults living with HIV in Kenya.

Contemporary clinical trials

Abuogi LL, Kulzer JL, Akama E, Odeny TA, Eshun-Wilson I, Petersen M, Shade SB, Montoya LM, Beres LK, Iguna S, Adhiambo HF, Osoro J, Opondo I, Sang N, Kwena Z, Bukusi EA, Geng EH

Patient perceptions of facilitators and barriers to reducing hazardous alcohol use among people living with HIV in East Africa.

Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy

Lewis-Kulzer J, Mburu M, Obatsa S, Cheruiyot J, Kiprono L, Brown S, Apaka C, Koros H, Muyindike W, Kwobah EK, Diero L, Aluda M, Wools-Kaloustian K, Goodrich S

Patient preferences for HIV service delivery models; a Discrete Choice Experiment in Kisumu, Kenya.

PLOS global public health

Mando RO, Moghadassi M, Juma E, Ogollah C, Packel L, Kulzer JL, Kadima J, Odhiambo F, Eshun-Wilson I, Kim HY, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Geng E

First cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection and secondary transmission in Kisumu, Kenya.

PLOS global public health

Tippett Barr BA, Herman-Roloff A, Mburu M, Murnane PM, Sang N, Bukusi E, Oele E, Odhiambo A, Lewis-Kulzer J, Onyango CO, Hunsperger E, Odhiambo F, Joseph RH, Munyua P, Othieno K, Mulwa E, Akelo V, Muok E, Bulterys M, Nzioka C, Cohen CR

Adolescent and young adult preferences for financial incentives to support adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Kenya: a mixed methods study.

Journal of the International AIDS Society

Eshun-Wilson I, Akama E, Adhiambo F, Kwena Z, Oketch B, Obatsa S, Iguna S, Kulzer JL, Nyanga J, Nyandieka E, Scheve A, Geng EH, Bukusi EA, Abuogi L

Exploring Estimates and Reasons for Lost to Follow-Up Among People Living With HIV on Antiretroviral Therapy in Kisumu County, Kenya.

Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)

Samba BO, Lewis-Kulzer J, Odhiambo F, Juma E, Mulwa E, Kadima J, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR

Attitudes towards and experiences with economic incentives for engagement in HIV care and treatment: Qualitative insights from a randomized trial in Kenya.

PLOS global public health

Iguna S, Getahun M, Lewis-Kulzer J, Odhiambo G, Adhiambo F, Montoya L, Petersen ML, Bukusi E, Odeny T, Geng E, Camlin CS

Improvements in pediatric and adolescent HIV testing and identification in western Kenya under the Accelerating Children's HIV/AIDS Treatment initiative.

AIDS care

Okoko N, Mocello AR, Kadima J, Kulzer J, Nyanaro G, Blat C, Guzé M, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Abuogi L, Shade SB

Lower rates of ART initiation and decreased retention among ART-naïve patients who consume alcohol enrolling in HIV care and treatment programs in Kenya and Uganda.

PloS one

Patsis I, Goodrich S, Yiannoutsos CT, Brown SA, Musick BS, Diero L, Kulzer JL, Bwana MB, Oyaro P, Wools-Kaloustian KK

They are likely to be there: using a family-centered index testing approach to identify children living with HIV in Kenya.

International journal of STD & AIDS

Okoko N, Kulzer JL, Ohe K, Mburu M, Muttai H, Abuogi LL, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Penner J

Implementation of HIV care in Western Kenya during corona virus disease 2019 response

AIDS

Odhiambo F, Mulwa E, Ayieko J, Kulzer J, Aluda M, Chatterjee P, Onyango R, Nyanaro G, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR. Implementation of HIV care in Western Kenya during corona virus disease 2019 response.

Implementation of HIV care in Western Kenya during corona virus disease 2019 response

AIDS

Odhiambo F, Mulwa E, Ayieko J, Kulzer J, Aluda M, Chatterjee P, Onyango R, Nyanaro G, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR. Implementation of HIV care in Western Kenya during corona virus disease 2019 response.

Implementation of HIV care in Western Kenya during corona virus disease 2019 response.

AIDS (London, England)

Odhiambo F, Mulwa E, Ayieko J, Kulzer J, Aluda M, Chatterjee P, Onyango R, Nyanaro G, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR

Impact of a Rapid Results Initiative Approach on Improving Male Partner Involvement in Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV in Western Kenya.

AIDS and behavior

Akama E, Mburu M, Mutegi E, Nyanaro G, Otieno JP, Ndolo S, Ochanda B, Ojwang' L, Lewis-Kulzer J, Abuogi L, Oyaro P, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Onono M

Rapid sociometric mapping of community health workers to identify opinion leaders using an SMS platform: a short report.

Implementation science : IS

Odeny TA, Petersen M, Muga CT, Lewis-Kulzer J, Bukusi EA, Geng EH

Factors associated with mother to child transmission of HIV despite overall low transmission rates in HIV-exposed infants in rural Kenya.

International journal of STD & AIDS

Okoko NA, Owuor KO, Kulzer JL, Owino GO, Ogolla IA, Wandera RW, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Abuogi LL

Treatment Buddies Improve Clinic Attendance among Women but Not Men on Antiretroviral Therapy in the Nyanza Region of Kenya.

AIDS research and treatment

Kibaara C, Blat C, Lewis-Kulzer J, Shade S, Mbullo P, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA

Integration of HIV Care with Primary Health Care Services: Effect on Patient Satisfaction and Stigma in Rural Kenya.

AIDS research and treatment

Odeny TA, Penner J, Lewis-Kulzer J, Leslie HH, Shade SB, Adero W, Kioko J, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA

Family model of HIV care and treatment: a retrospective study in Kenya.

Journal of the International AIDS Society

Lewis Kulzer J, Penner JA, Marima R, Oyaro P, Oyanga AO, Shade SB, Blat CC, Nyabiage L, Mwachari CW, Muttai HC, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR

Evaluating the uptake, acceptability, and effectiveness of Uliza! clinicians' HIV hotline: a telephone consultation service in Kenya.

Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association

Karari C, Tittle R, Penner J, Kulzer J, Bukusi EA, Marima R, Cohen CR

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