Edna Bosire, PhD

Dr. Edna N Bosire is an Assistant Professor at the Brain and Mind Institute (BMI) and Department of Population Health (DPH), Aga Khan University, East Africa. She is also the lead for the BMI’s Living Lab in East Africa. Edna also holds an honorary appointment as a researcher at the Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit (DPHRU), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. She has a multidisciplinary background in Medical Anthropology, Public Health, and Implementation Science. Edna completed her postdoctoral research fellowship in Implementation Science at Georgetown University, Centre for Innovation in Global Health (USA) & Kamuzu University of Health Sciences (Malawi). Edna holds a PhD in Medical Anthropology and Public Health from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa), and a Master’s degree in Medical Anthropology from the University of Nairobi (Kenya).  

Dr. Bosire collaborates on the Ecological Grief in Kenya project with Dr. Emily Mendenhall, Dr. Shabab Wahid, Janeeta Shaukat and Ben Oestericher