Dr. Kibicho, a health economist, joined the UWM College of Nursing faculty as an Assistant Professor in August 2013. Prior to joining UWM, Dr. Kibicho was an Assistant Professor at the Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR), the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Kibicho received a Ph.D. in Economics from Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan, and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in HIV Prevention at CAIR in 2010. Dr. Kibicho’s research interests include the economic analyses of health care costs, prescription drug cost drivers, cost containment policies, and the cost of providing care to persons living with HIV/AIDS; pharmacy-mediated medication adherence interventions in diverse real-world pharmacy settings; and global health, including evaluations of structural-level interventions that address poverty, gender-based violence, and other structural factors that place individuals at elevated risk for HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa.
Kako, Peninnah, Kibicho, Jennifer, Dressel, Anne, Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, and Ngui, Emmanuel. “'It is hard to swallow them without eating.' Antiretroviral Adherence Challenges Among Women Living with HIV in Kenya.” Advances in Nursing Science (Data-based manuscript).
Kibicho, Jennifer, Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, Kako, Peninnah, Stevens, Patricia, Calabrese, L., and Pinkerton, S. D. “Educating their communities to counteract HIV/AIDS-related myths and stigma, one conversation at a time: Lessons from Malawian women living with HIV>.” Literacy as gendered discourse: Engaging the voices of women in global societies.. Ed. D. W. Nitri. Information Age Publishing, (2015): 119-139.
Kibicho, Jennifer, Owczarzak, Jill, and Pinkerton, Steven D. “Opinions of a small sample of pharmacists about pharmacy setting and patient adherence to antiretroviral therapy.” Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy 18.6 (2012): 446-452.
Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, Kako, Peninnah, and Kibicho, Jennifer. “Perceptions of the character of God as narrated by East African women living with HIV.” Journal of Christian Nursing 29.3 (2012): 164-172.
Kibicho, Jennifer, and Owczarzak, Jill. “Pharmacists' experiences providing care to HIV-infected patients: Perspectives on adherence barriers, strategies and challenges to promoting adherence.” The journal of American Pharmacists Association 51.6 (2011): 746-755.
UWM Center for International Education, Interview with Global Studies Fellow Dr. Jennifer Kibicho