The Team

University of Toronto

leila-kasrai
Principal Investigator

Dr. Leila Kasrai, M.D., MPH, FRCS(C)
St. Joseph’s Hospital
Assistant Professor
Tel: +1 416 236 5559
e-mail: leila.kasrai@utoronto.ca

shahla-yekta
Lead Scientist

Dr. Shahla Yekta, Ph.D., MPH
Lead Scientist, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island
Co-Founder, Mind the Health Gap
Tel: +1 401 874 5353
e-mail: shahla.yekta@utoronto.ca

Co-investigators

African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF-Kenya)

asrat-mengiste
Dr. Asrat Mengiste, M.D., MPH
Project Manager, Reconstructive Surgery Outreach Programme
Reconstructive Surgeon, Flying Doctors Services
Tel: +254 20 699 4602
E-mail: asrat.mengiste@amref.org
jennifer-gatebi
Ms. Jennifer Gatebi
Project Assistant and Project Officer for the Outreach Programme
Tel: +254 729 962210
E-mail: Jennifer.Gatebi@Amref.org

Collaborators

peter-oduor
Dr. Peter R. Oduor, MBChB, MMed Surgery, FCS(ECSA)
Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery
Faculty of Health Sciences
Egerton Universtiy, Nakuru, Kenya
Tel: +254 722 415 335
E-mail: oduorpr@gmail.com
kimani-wanjeri
Dr. J. Kimani Wanjeri, M.D.
General & Reconstructive Surgeon
Kenyatta National Hospital, Plastic Surgery Unit
Lecturer, University of Nairobi
Tel: +254(0) 722 708 051
E-mail: joseph.wanjeri@uonbi.ac.ke
donna-schwartz-barcott
Dr. Donna Schwartz-Barcott, Ph.D., R.N.
Professor
College of Nursing, University of Rhode Island
Tel: +1 401 874 5337
E-mail: Dsbbb@ds.uri.edu
marlene-long
Dr. Marlene Long
Consultant Plastic/Reconstructive Surgeon (retired)
African Medical and Research Foundation-Kenya
Tel: +254-020-3877319
E-mail: marlenefmm@yahoo.com
Dr. Robert Breiman, M.D.
Country Director, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Kenya
Kenya Medical Research Institute
Tel: +254 20 271 3008
Dr. Joel Montgomery, Ph.D.
Director, International Emerging Infections Program
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Kenya
Kenya Medical Research Institute
Tel: +254 20 271 3008

Research Assistants

lorna-chebet-kiprono
Ms. Lorna Chebet Kiprono, R.N.
Research Assistant
African Medical and Research Foundation
University of Toronto
E-mail: chepkiprono@yahoo.com
kajambo-rama
Mr. Kajambo M. Rama
Research Assistant
African Medical and Research Foundation
University of Toronto
E-mail: kj_rama@yahoo.co.uk
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