Professor Elizabeth A. Bukusi (ObGyn), MPH, PhD, PGD (Research Ethics), Masters in Bioethics, CIP, FAAS, earned her general medical degree and Masters in Obstetrics and Gynecology degree from the University of Nairobi. She then earned a certificate in international health, MPH and a PhD from the University of Washington’s Department of Epidemiology; a post graduate diploma in Research Ethics from the University of Cape Town and a Masters in Bioethics from Centre for Bioethics and Culture at the Sind Institute of Urology and Transplantation in Karachi. She is a certified IRB Professional. She is a Senior Principal Clinical Research Scientist at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), a Research Professor at the University of Washington (Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Global health), an honorary lecturer at Aga Khan University in Nairobi (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology) and Volunteer Clinical faculty – Professor at the University of California San Francisco (Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences). Her primary areas of interest in research focus on sexually transmitted infections, reproductive health, and HIV prevention, care and treatment and she has a keen interest in research and clinical ethics/ research regulatory systems. She is a member of the Kenya National AIDS Control Council HIV prevention Task force and a member of the Board of Management of the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC). She is also a board member of AVAC. She serves on the Advisory Board of International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), is a trustee for the HIV Trust, and an Elected Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences (FAAS).