Kennedy Opondo




Sarah King

Placement Country: USA
Title: Health, Nutrition, and Population Program Associate
Partner: BRAC USA
I believe that to achieve health equity, we must foster interdisciplinary collaborations to solve complex global health problems. We must do so acknowledging that global health problems stem from economic, social, environmental, political contexts.

Kennedy (Kenny) Opondo is from Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to joining GHC, he worked as a graduate research assistant at the Duke Kunshan University (DKU) Global Health Research Center on tobacco cessation and health system reform projects in China. He previously worked in Kenya with Innovations for Poverty Action, Kenya Medical Research Institute, and IntraHealth International in epidemiological, behavioral, and health services research projects. He is a recipient of the International Agency for Research on Cancer/ Union for International Cancer Control Development Fellowship on Cancer Epidemiology, which he attended in Lyon, France. He holds a Bachelor of Science in microbiology from Kenyatta University and Master of Science in global health from Duke University.