Roxanne Muiruri

Public Health Research Associate

MPH/MS, Community Health
University of North Texas – Health Science Center

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Roxanne joined the IBR in 2012. She moved from the field of social work where she focused on implementation of programs for Foster children, Asylum seekers and Refugees. Roxanne has experience in HIV prevention activities among young adults and youth in a university setting. She served as a Research Associate on the IBR NIDA-funded projects—JJ TRIALS, DRR-2, “Seek, Test, and Treat,” and the CJ-DATS II study. Currently she is serving as a Research associate on the IBR NIDA funded projects T-CAP and MAP-IT.Her interests are on the intersection of healthcare and technology, Impact of social-cultural factors on health choices, decision making, and the use of evidence based research to modify and adapt interventions for vulnerable, underserved and minority populations. Her interests are in Action Research and Ethnography and their application towards improvement of health programs.