Prof. Stanley Luchters

Board Member

Prof Stanley Luchters is the Chair of the Department of Population Health at the Aga Khan University in Nairobi, Kenya. He is a trained medical doctor (2000, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) with a Master of Science Degree in Public Health for Developing Countries (2003, LSHTM, UK) and a Ph.D. in Health Sciences from Ghent University (2008, Belgium). He was the Field Director of ICRHK from 2004 to 2008. He holds academic appointments as a Visiting Professor at the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Ghent University (Belgium), an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, (Australia), and as an Honorary Principal Fellow at the Burnet Institute (Australia). His work experience has focused on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) among people in resource-constrained settings. His main expertise is in the design, conduct, and evaluation of population health interventions. He has extensive experience leading research teams in various resource-constrained settings, implementing studies from qualitative inquiries to diagnostic accuracy studies to quasi-experimental operations research trials, and ICH-GCP compliant clinical trials. He conceived and conducted 38 clinical, diagnostic accuracy, epidemiological and behavioral studies in resource-constrained settings, 24 as the lead Principal Investigator. Since 2007, he has published over 150 articles, including original research articles, opinion pieces, reviews, four WHO guidelines, and numerous policy briefs.