Kibicho, Jennifer

Associate Professor, College of Nursing

Lubar Entrepreneurship Center Teaching Fellow, Lubar Entrepreneurship Center


kibicho@uwm.eduCunningham Hall 603

Dr. Jennifer Kibicho, PhD, CPA(K), is a health economist who joined the UWM College of Nursing faculty as an Assistant Professor in August 2013. Prior to joining UWM, Dr. Kibicho was an Assistant Professor with the Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR) at the Medical College of Wisconsin. At the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center, Jennifer is a LEC Faculty Fellow, Student Startup Challenge Advisor, and an I-Corps advisor and participant.

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.

Fun Fact: Dr. Kibicho has lived in three different countries - Kenya, Botswana, and South Africa - in addition to the United States.