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Anne M. Khisa, PhD

Post- Doctoral Research Fellow, African Population and Health Research Center

Anne Khisa, PhD is a post doctoral research scientist in the Research Capacity Strengthening Division of the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC). Dr Khisa is situated in the Higher Education and Research Capacity Strengthening unit. Her research interests include doctoral training, supervision and mentorship of doctoral students, the gender and equity question within higher academia, and suitable models of evaluating impact of research capacity strengthening initiatives on the African continent. She holds 14 years experience in academia, programing, clinical care and research.

Select publications:

Khisa AM, Ngure P, Gitau E, Musasiah J, Kilonzo E, Otukpa E, Vicente-Crespo M, Kyobutungi C, Ezeh A, and Fonn S (2019) Gender responsive multidisciplinary doctoral training program: the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) experience, Global Health Action, 12:1,

Khisa MA, Nyamongo IK, Omoni GM, and Spitzer RF (2019) A grounded theory of regaining normalcy and reintegration of women with obstetric fistula in Kenya”. Reproductive Health: 16(20)
Published Reports

Khisa AM, Gitau E, Pulford J, and Bates I (2019) A Framework and Indicators to Improve Research Capacity Strengthening Evaluation Practice. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Centre for Capacity Research and African Population and Health Research Centre.


  • –present
    Post Doctoral Research Scientist, African Population and Health Research Center


  • 2016 
    The University of Nairobi, Nursing Sciences