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Suha Patel, MD
Suha Patel, MD
Global Health Fellowship - Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard


Research/Clinical Interests:  human papillomavirus (HPV), cervical cancer, family planning



Institution Degree Field of Study
2015 University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2011 University of Noth Carolina at Chapel Hill MD Medicine
2006 University of Noth Carolina at Chapel Hill BSPH Health Policy and Administration

Research & Professional Experience

2009-2010 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowship

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2011 Doctor of Medicine with Distinction
2011 American Women's Association Glasgow Rubin Commendation for Academic Achievement
2010-2011 Lineberger Medical Alumni Loyalty Fund Scholarship
2009 Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society


“HIV seropositivity and multiple concurrent HPV infections as risk factors for abnormal cervical cytology among female sex workers in Nairobi.”17th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA). December 2013.

Suha Patel, Nelly Mugo, Craig Cohen, Jie Ting, Rosemary Nguti, Jessie Kwantampora, Wairimu Waweru, Piku Patnaik, Gilbert Donders, Donna Kenney, Nancy Kiviat, Joshua Kimani, and Jennifer Smith. Impact of HIV serostatus on HPV infection and cervical dysplasia among female sex workers in Nairobi. University of Nairobi STD/AIDS Collaborative Group Annual Review Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya, January 2011. Oral presentation.

Suha Patel, Nelly Mugo, Jie Ting, Craig Cohen, Rosemary Nguti, Jessie Kwantampora, Piku Patnaik, Donna Kenney, Nancy Kiviat, Jennifer Smith. Concurrent infection with multiple high risk human papillomavirus types among female sex workers in Kenya. International Human Papillomavirus Conference, Montreal, Canada, July 2010. Poster Presentation.


Patel SJ, Mugo NR, Cohen CR, Ting J, Nguti R, Kwatampora J, Waweru W, Patnaik P, Donders GG, Kimani J, Kenney DL, Kiviat NB, Smith JS. Multiple human papillomavirus infections and HIV seropositivity as risk factors for abnormal cervical cytology among female sex workers in Nairobi. International Journal of STD & AIDS. 2013 Mar 27. PMID: 23535357

Ting, Jie PhD, MSPH; Mugo, Nelly MBChB, MPH; Kwatampora, Jessie MBChB; Hill, Craig PhD; Chitwa, Michael BSc; Patel, Suha MD; Gakure, Hannah; Kimani, Joshua MBChB, MPH; Schoenbach, Victor J. PhD, MSPH; Poole, Charles PhD, MPH; Smith, Jennifer S. PhD, MPH. High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Messenger RNA Testing in Physician- and Self-Collected Specimens for Cervical Lesion Detection in High-Risk Women, Kenya. Journal of the American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e31828e5a91