Griffins Manguro

PhD candidate, Ghent University

PhD in Health Services (Ongoing)
Ghent University

Topic: Women’s Health Intervention using SMS to Prevent Pregnancy (WHISPER) & SMS to improve nutrition Heath Outcomes (SHOUT), a cluster randomized trial

Master in Public Health (Global Health track), 2013-2015
University of Washington, Seattle

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBChB
Moi University School of Medicine, Eldoret,

Higher Diploma in Commercial French and Translation
Alliance Française of Nairobi

Diploma in French Linguistics
Alliance Française of Nairobi

Position: Fogarty program fellowship (Aug-2014 to June 2015)
International AIDS Research and Training Program
Seattle, Washington

Position: Thomas Francis Jr. Fellow (June to Aug 2015)
Institution: International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH)/University of Washington
Seattle, Washington and Rajasthan, India.

Position: Office Director/Head of programs and research
Institution: International Center for Reproductive Health (ICRH-K) - Mombasa, Kenya
Main responsibility is to manage the research and program implementation at ICRH-K.

Position: Senior Technical Advisor
Institution: FHI 360 (LINKAGES across the continuum of HIV Care for Key Population affected by HIV (LINKAGES) – Nairobi, Kenya.
Was Deputy Director and Senior Technical Advisor to the program in Kenya. My responsibilities were to develop practical, evidence-based and cost-effective HIV/AIDS interventions for key populations in Kenya.

Position: Research Physician
Was Lead clinician and site coordinator for an NIH-funded, FDA monitored, multicenter, phase II randomized clinical trial on preventing vaginal infections for HIV prevention – The Prevention of Vaginal Infections clinical trial (PVI, STI CTG 09-0070).

• Manguro GO, Masese LN, Deya RW, et al. Genital HSV Shedding among Kenyan Women Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy. Clark JL, ed. PLoS ONE. 2016;11(9):e0163541. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163541.

• Atwoli L, Manguro G, Owiti P, Ndambuki D, Neuroleptic Induced Tardive Dyskinesia in a patient on Long Term Treatment for Schizophrenia: A Clinical case Report. East African Medical Journal Vol 86 N0 7, July 2009PMID20499786

• Atwoli L, Owiti P, Manguro G, Ndambuki D. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder symptom Self Report among medical students in Eldoret, Kenya. African Journal of Psychiatry 2011; 14: p286- 289.PMID22038426

• Atwoli L, Owiti P, Manguro G, Ndambuki D.Self-reported attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder symptoms among university students in Eldoret, Kenya.East Afr Med J. 2010 May;87(5):187-91.PMID:23057280

• Atwoli L, Ndambuki D, Owiti P, Manguro G, Omulimi N.Short term diagnostic stability among re-admitted in-patients in Eldoret, Kenya. African Journal of Psychiatry 2012 ; 15 : p115-118PMID22552725


  • –present
    Global Health Researcher, Ghent University