Stanley Luchters

Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

Chair, Department of Population Health, Aga Khan University, East Africa

Education

PhD in Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium, 2008
Master’s degree in Public Health for Developing Countries, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 2003
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2000

Training

ICH-GCP Training, online course, NIDA Clinical Trials Network, National Institute of Health, USA, 2015
The Virtual NGO Board Governance Program; online course, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), USA, 2009
Sexual and Reproductive Health Research: Making a difference, International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Belgium, 2007
Course on Making Evidence-based decisions in Reproductive Health, World Health Organization (WHO) and International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), Mombasa, Kenya, 2006
Facilitators training on Integrated Management for Adult and adolescent Illness (IMAI), World Health Organization (WHO), 2006

Research interests

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR).
Nutrition, mental health and quality of life.
Design, conduct and evaluation of population health interventions.

Experience

Chair, Department of Population Health, Medical College, Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya, 2019 – present
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia, 2012 – 2021
Visiting Professor, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium, 2010 – 2019
Group Head, International Women’s and Children’s Health Research, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia, 2012 - 2018
Interim co-Head, Centre for International Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia, 2012 - 2013
Visiting Professor on staff (6 months), University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 2011
Deputy Director, International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), Ghent University, Belgium, 2008 - 2010
Country Director and Chief Executive Officer, International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), Mombasa, Kenya - 2004 - 2008
Project Manager, International Antiviral Therapy Evaluation Center (IATEC), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands and based in Nairobi, Kenya, 2003 - 2004
Researcher for the Ghent-IAS Working Group on HIV in Women and Children, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, United Kingdom, 2002-2003
Research Manager, International Antiviral Therapy Evaluation Center (IATEC), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands and based in Kigali, Rwanda, 2000-2002

Professional associations

Principal for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia, 2012-2016
Founding member of the NGO, Centro Internacional para a Saúde Reprodutiva (ICRH), Mozambique, 2009
Board Member, International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), Kenya, 2008-2012
Member, Ghent Africa Platform, Ghent University, Belgium, 2008-2010
Member, Operations Research sub-committee, National AIDS and STI Control Programme (NASCOP), Kenya, 2006-2007

Awards and honours

Honorary Principal Fellow, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Awarded an Australian NHMRC Career Development Fellowship

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