• Assistant Professor, Global Health
Sarah Masyuko

Hans Rosling Center 716

Seattle, WA

United States

Email: 
smasyuko@uw.edu
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Biography 

Dr. Sarah Masyuko is an assistant professor with the Department of Global Health. She received her Masters in Global Health and her PhD in Global Health-Implementation Science from the University of Washington. She has been the lead of the HIV Testing Services and Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) program at the National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCOP) with the Kenyan Ministry of Health. Dr. Masyuko has been involved in research that spans from designing, implementing, disseminating and bringing to scale evidence-based health interventions. Her research interests are in implementation science with the direct translation of research results into policy and practice in HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment and Non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries.

Education 
  • PhD, University of Washington
  • MPH, University of Washington
  • MBChB, University of Nairobi
Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • English
  • Swahili
Health Topics 
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chronic Disease (incl. Cardiovascular, Diabetes)
  • Cost-Effectiveness
  • Health Economics
  • Health Financing
  • Health Information Systems
  • Health Interventions
  • Health Outcomes
  • Health Policy
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Implementation Science
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Operations Research
Publications 

Sarah J Masyuko, Stephanie T Page, Stephen J Polyak, John Kinuthia, Alfred O Osoti, Fredrick C Otieno, Joseph M Kibachio, Jerusha N Mogaka, Paul M Macharia, Bhavna H Chohan, Jessica Wogner, Aidan O’Connor, Tecla M Temu, Jerry S Zifodya, Amos Otedo, Damalie Nakanjako, James P Hughes, Carey Farquhar, Human Immunodeficiency Virus Is Associated With Higher Levels of Systemic Inflammation Among Kenyan Adults Despite Viral Suppression, Clinical Infectious Diseases, , ciaa1650, https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1650

Masyuko S, Ngongo CJ, Smith C, Nugent R (2021) Patient-reported outcomes for diabetes and hypertension care in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review. PLOS ONE 16(1): e0245269. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0245269

Masyuko S, Mukui I, Njathi O, Kimani M, Oluoch P, Wamicwe J, Mutegi J, Njogo S, Anyona M, Muchiri P, Maikweki L, Musyoki H, Bahati P, Kyongo J, Marwa T, Irungu E, Kiragu M, Kioko U, Ogando J, Were D, Bartilol K, Sirengo M, Mugo N, Baeten JM, Cherutich P, PrEP Technical Working Group OBOT. Pre-exposure prophylaxis rollout in a national public sector program: the Kenyan case study. Sex Health. 2018 Nov; 15(6):578-586. Doi: 10.1071/SH18090. PMID: 30408432; PMCID: PMC7206896.

Anjuli D. Wagner , Jonny Crocker, Shan Liu, Peter Cherutich, Sarah Gimbel, Quinhas Fernandes, Melissa Mugambi, Kristjana Ásbjörnsdóttir, Sarah Masyuko, Bradley H. Wagenaar, Ruth Nduati, Kenneth Sherr. "Making Smarter Decisions Faster: Systems Engineering to Improve the Global Public Health Response to HIV." Current HIV/AIDS Reports 16, no. 4 (2019): 279-91.

Farquhar C, Masyuko S, Mugo P. Social Network-Based Strategies to Improve Uptake of HIV Testing and Linkage to Care Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Sub-Saharan Africa. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Feb 1;5(2):e220155. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.0155. PubMed PMID: 35191974