Nami Kawakyu

Nami Kawakyu is an experienced global health professional having worked in the U.S., Africa, and Asia designing and managing public health programs and building monitoring and evaluation systems, including working with I-TECH, mothers2mothers, and PATH. Ms. Kawakyu has taught hundreds of health and public health professionals across the globe, including Bachelor of Science in Public Health courses on “Foundations of Public Health,” “Global Health and Health Geography,” and “Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation.” She is passionate about health workforce development, health systems strengthening, and results-based management. Ms. Kawakyu is a PhD candidate in the Global Health Implementation Science program at University of Washington, holds a Master of Public Health in Global Health, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Economics. She is fluent in English, Japanese, and Swahili.

  • PhD(c) (University of Washington)
  • MPH (University of Washington)
  • BS (University of Rochester)
  • BA (Brandeis University)
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Swahili
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