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Kristin Banek

BA MPH

Research Degree Student

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Room 490

LSHTM
Keppel Street
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WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

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+447824331376

Kristin Banek graduated with a BA in Biology and German from Saint Olaf College in Minnesota. After working for some years as a Laboratory Assistant for various genetic and molecular research projects, she returned to graduate school to pursue a career in public health.   

Kristin earned a MPH from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in the department of International Health and Development with a focus on epidemiology and tropical medicine (disease control).

Kristin has spent the last fifteen years working in the field researching and/or implementing malaria interventions in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Uganda, Angola, Kenya, Nigeria and on the Thai-Burmese border.

Affiliations

Department of Clinical Research
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases

Centres

Centre for Evaluation
Malaria Centre
Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)
Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre

Teaching

Tutor, Epidemiology & Control of malaria

Tutor, Analysis & Design of Research Studies (ADRS)

Research

Research Area
Child health
Health services research
Maternal health
Public health
Health workers
Evaluation
Global Health
Impact evaluation
Implementation research
Discipline
Epidemiology
Operational research
Disease and Health Conditions
Malaria
Country
Liberia
Myanmar
Sierra Leone
Uganda
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

Community case management of malaria: exploring support, capacity and motivation of community medicine distributors in Uganda.
Banek, K.; Nankabirwa, J.; Maiteki-Sebuguzi, C.; DiLiberto, D.; Taaka, L.; Chandler, C.I.; Staedke, S.G.;
Health Policy Plan
Cross-border malaria control for internally displaced persons: observational results from a pilot programme in eastern Burma/Myanmar.
Richards, A.K. ; Banek, K. ; Mullany, L.C. ; Lee, C.I. ; Smith, L. ; Oo, E.K. ; Lee, T.J. ;
Trop Med Int Health
Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum in active conflict areas of eastern Burma: a summary of cross-sectional data.
Richards, A.K. ; Smith, L. ; Mullany, L.C. ; Lee, C.I. ; Whichard, E. ; Banek, K. ; Mahn, M. ; Shwe Oo, E.K. ; Lee, T.J. ;
Confl Health
Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine plus chloroquine or amodiaquine for uncomplicated falciparum malaria: a randomized, multisite trial to guide national policy in Uganda
Bakyaita, N.; Dorsey, G.; Yeka, A.; Banek, K.; Staedke, S.G.; Kamya, M.R.; Talisuna, A.; Kironde, F.; Nsobya, S.; Kilian, A.; Reingold, A.; Rosenthal, P.J.; Wabwire-Mangen, F.;
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Artemisinin versus nonartemisinin combination therapy for uncomplicated malaria: randomized clinical trials from four sites in Uganda.
Yeka, A.; Banek, K.; Bakyaita, N.; Staedke, S.G.; Kamya, M.R.; Talisuna, A.; Kironde, F.; Nsobya, S.L.; Kilian, A.; Slater, M.; Reingold, A.; Rosenthal, P.J.; Wabwire-Mangen, F.; Dorsey, G.;
PLoS Med
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