• Affiliate Associate Professor, Global Health

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Dr Alfred Osoti MBChB MMed MPH PhD is a Principal Investigator of an NIH K43 grant evaluating incidence of metabolic syndrome after delivery, a risk factor for future cardiovascular disease. He is a multiple Principal Investigator for NIH R21 grant evaluating subclinical cardiac dysfunction using speckle tracking echocardiography after hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. Dr Osoti received his MBChB and Masters in Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology degrees from the University of Nairobi. He is an alumnus of the NIH Fogarty International Centre Scholar and Fellow program. Dr Osoti obtained MPH and PhD training from the University of Washington, Seattle during which he evaluated innovative approaches to male partner HIV testing and postpartum risk of metabolic syndrome. Dr Osoti has more than 20 papers in peer reviewed journals and more than 20 international conference presentations. He has also supervised 30 postgraduate students, 20 to completion. His research interests are on cardiovascular disease risk after delivery, prevention of HIV transmission, maternal health interventions to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality from hemorrhage and hypertension, and m-health

  • MBChB (University of Nairobi (Kenya))
Country Affiliations 
  • Swahili
Health Topics 
  • HIV Transmission
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
  • Mobile Health (mHealth)
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
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1. Osoti Alfred; John-Stewart G, Kiarie J, Richardson B, Kinuthia J, Krakowiak D, et al. Home visits during pregnancy enhance male partner HIV counselling and testing in Kenya: A randomized clinical trial. AIDS. 2014;28(1):95–103 doi: 10.1097/QAD.000000000000002323942059

2. Alfred Osoti, Tecla M. Temu, MD, Nicholas Kirui, Edmond K. Ngetich, Jemima H. Kamano, Stephanie Page, Carey Farquhar, Gerald S. Bloomfield Metabolic syndrome among antiretroviral therapy naïve versus experienced HIV-infected patients without preexisting cardio-metabolic disorders in Western Kenya AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2018 Jun;32(6):215-222

3. Widmer M, Piaggio G, Nguyen TMH, Osoti A, Owa OO, Misra S, Coomarasamy A, Abdel-Aleem H, Mallapur AA, Qureshi Z, Lumbiganon P, Patel AB, Carroli G, Fawole B, Goudar SS, Pujar YV, Neilson J, Hofmeyr GJ, Su LL, Ferreira de Carvalho J, Pandey U, Mugerwa K, Shiragur SS, Byamugisha J, Giordano D, Gülmezoglu AM; WHO CHAMPION Trial Group. Heat-Stable Carbetocin versus Oxytocin to Prevent Hemorrhage after Vaginal Birth. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jun 27. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1805489.

4. Pharmacological and mechanical interventions for labour induction in outpatient settings Joshua P Vogel, Alfred O Osoti, Anthony J Kelly, Stefania Livio, Jane E Norman, Zarko Alfirevic Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007701.pub3 13 September 2017

5. Alfred O. Osoti, Stephanie T. Page, Barbra A.Richardson, Brandon L.Guthrie, John Kinuthia, Stephen J.Polyak, CareyFarquhar Postpartum metabolic syndrome after gestational hypertension and preeclampsia, a prospective cohort study https://doi.org/10.1016/j.preghy.2019.08.08