• eDGH Instructor
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 the World Health Organization, PATH, I-TECH, and Public Health – Seattle & King County. Dr. Kawakyu has taught hundreds of public health professionals across the globe, including courses on program planning, implementation, and evaluation. She is passionate about health systems strengthening, health workforce development, and data-informed management. Dr. Kawakyu holds a PhD in Global Health Implementation Science, Master of Public Health in Global Health, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Economics.

  • PhD, University of Washington
  • MPH, University of Washington
  • BS, University of Rochester
  • BA, Brandeis University
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Swahili
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