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Wendy P O'Meara

Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Eldoret Kenya, Box 90519, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Grants


Once Bitten: Acquisition of Malaria Adaptive Immunity (OBAMA - Immunity)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

PEARL - Phase II

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation · 2023 - 2026

Quantifying the threat of Plasmodium vivaxin a P. falciparumendemic pre-elimination setting in sub-Saharan Africa

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

Plasmodium vivax in a mobile population in northwestern Kenya

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2024

Once Bitten: Acquisition of Malaria Adaptive Immunity (OBAMA - Immunity)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

PEARL - Phase II

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation · 2023 - 2026

Quantifying the threat of Plasmodium vivaxin a P. falciparumendemic pre-elimination setting in sub-Saharan Africa

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

Plasmodium vivax in a mobile population in northwestern Kenya

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2024

Once bitten: A longitudinal, observational study of successful malaria parasite transmission events between humans and mosquitos

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Longitudinal cohort study of SARS-CoV2 sero-conversion in a malaria-endemic community in Western Kenya

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2023

Malaria diagnostic testing and conditional subsidies to target ACTs in the retail sector: the TESTsmART trial

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2023

Malaria chemoprevention in children with sickle cell anemia in Western Kenya

Clinical TrialCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2023

AMPATH-KEVA (Indiana University)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Indiana University · 2017 - 2020

Quantifying parasite importation in an epidemic-prone zone of northern Kenya

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2020

Webuye Education and Research Laboratory (WERL)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation · 2018 - 2020

Spatial Scales of Plasmodium Falciparum Generations; Implications for Elimination

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2019

Innovative partnership to target antimalarial subsidies in the retail sector

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2019

Impact of spatial distribution of health services on child morbidity and mortality

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2016

Implementation Science to Optimize Malaria Vector Control and Disease Management

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2010 - 2015

Sustainable Financial Incentives To Improve Prescription Practices For Malaria

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2014

Serology as a measure of exposure and duration of infection in malaria trials

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2014

External Relationships


  • Moi University

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