• Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
  • Consultant, WHO
  • Consultant, Médecins Sans Frontières
  • Guest Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health

Seattle, WA
United States

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Dr. Edwards currently splits his time between working for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) doing operational research/program support and teaching clinical family medicine with the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho in Boise. He has been with MSF since 2012 and have worked throughout Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe. Projects have included primary care, chronic diseases, HIV/TB, Malaria, Ebola and complex refugee care in conflict settings. Dr. Edward's research continues to span all of these contexts and focuses trying to answer operational challenges that lead to improved access and quality of care for those in the most need.

  • MD (University of Washington)
  • MPH (Johns Hopkins University)
Country Affiliations 
  • French
Health Topics 
  • Chronic Disease (incl. Cardiovascular, Diabetes)
  • Ebola
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Diseases (other than STDs)
  • Poverty
  • Quality Improvement
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Kayali M, Moussally K, Lakis C, Abrash M, Sawan C, Reid A, Edwards JK. Treating Syrian refugees with diabetes and hypertension in Shatila refugee camp, Lebanon: Médecins Sans Frontières model of care and treatment outcomes. BMC Conflict and Health (April 2019) 13:12

Dai SM, Edwards JK, Guan Z, Lv S, Li SZ, Zhang LJ, Feng J, Feng N, Zhou XN, Xu J. What is the oncomelanid snail burden in seven provinces within the Yangtze River drainage in China, 2009-2017? BMC Infectious Diseases of Poverty (June 2019) 8:48

Kolie D, Camara BS, Kourouma K, Grovogui FM, Delamou A, Beavogui AH, Hermans V, Muller CP, Edwards JK, Griensven JV, Zachariah Z. Effects of the 2014/2015 Ebola Outbreak on Malaria Management in Pregnant Women: A Comparative Study of an Ebola Affected and Unaffected Rural District of Guinea. Central African Journal of Public Health, June 2019; 5(4): 149-155

Zheng H, Zhang G, Polin C, Fuzhen W, Rodewal L, Ning M, Edwards JK, Ning F, Huaqing W. Compliance among infants exposed to hepatitis B virus in a post-vaccination serological testing program in four provinces in China, 2016- 2017. BMC Infectious Diseases in Poverty, July 2019. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40249-019-0568-y