• Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health

Seattle, WA
United States

Select from the following:
Education 
  • PhD (University of Notre Dame)
Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • Melanesian Pidgin
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Biostatistics
  • Child and Adolescent Health (incl. Pediatrics)
  • Child Mortality
  • Diarrheal Diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Diseases (other than STDs)
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 
Publications 

Amadi B, Zyambo K, Chandwe K, Besa E, Mulenga C, Mwakamui S, Siyumbwa S, Croft S, Banda R, Chipunza M, Chifunda K, Kazhila L, VanBuskirk K, Kelly P. Adaptation of the small intestine to microbial enteropathogens in Zambian children with stunting. Nat Microbiol. 2021 Apr;6(4):445-454. doi: 10.1038/s41564-020-00849-w. PMID: 33589804

Liu TC, VanBuskirk K, Ali SA, Kelly MP, Holtz LR, Yilmaz OH, Sadiq K, Iqbal N, Amadi B, Syed S, Ahmed T, Moore S, Ndao IM, Isaacs MH, Pfeifer JD, Atlas H, Tarr PI, Denno DM, Moskaluk CA. A Novel Histological Index for Evaluation of Environmental Enteric Dysfunction Identifies Geographic-Specific Features of Enteropathy among Children with Suboptimal Growth. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 Jan 13;14(1):e0007975. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007975.

Kelly P, Bell L, Amadi B, Bwakura-Dangarembizi M, VanBuskirk K, Chandwe K, Chipunza M, Ngosa D, Chulu N, Hill S, Murch S, Playford R, Prendergast AJ. The TAME trial – a multi-arm phase 2 randomized trial of four novel interventions for malnutrition enteropathy in Zambia and Zimbabwe - a study protocol. BMJ Open. 2019 Nov 14;9(11):e027548. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027548.

Denno, DM, VanBuskirk, KM, Nelson, ZC, Musser, CA, Tarr, PI. (2016). Environmental
enteric dysfunction: Advancing current knowledge. St. Louis, MO: Washington University
Libraries. http://dx.doi.org/10.7936/K7WQ0228