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Ari Robert Ho-Foster, B.Sc., M.Sc.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine
Epidemiologist, Botswana UPenn Partnership Program
Operations Director, Botswana UPenn Partnership Program
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Botswana-UPenn Partnership
UB Main Campus - Block 244G, Room 107
P O Box AC 157 ACH
Gaborone,
Office: +267 355 4855
Fax: +267 393 2267
Education:
BSc (Biology)
McMaster University, 1998.
MSc (Applied Epidemiology)
Autonomous University of Guerrero - Tropical Disease Research Center, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
AIDS prevention trials and the use of epidemiology in planning (2-four week and 1-one week module), CIET Trust (Botswana), 2007-2009.
Principles of Clinical Epidemiology (1 week), University of Pretoria (South Africa), 2011-2011.
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Selected Publications

Wirth K.E., Wolf E.R., Ho-Foster A., Goldfarb D.M., Tolle M., Jacovides C., Kirk B., Chise M., and Steenhoff A.P.: Risk factors for measles in HIV-infected children and adolescents living in Botswana. Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal. 34(10): 1093-5, October 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000816.

Surbhi Grover, Mmakgomo Raesima, Memory Bvochora-Nsingo, Sebathu Chiyapo, Dawn Balang, Neo Tapela,Onyinye Balogun, Mukendi K.A. Kayembe, Anthony H. Russell, Barati Monare, Senate Tanyala, Jailakshmi Bhat, Kealeboga Thipe, Metlha Nchunga, Susan Mayisela, Balladiah Kizito, Ari Ho-Foster,Babe Eunice Gaolebale, Ponatshego A. Gaolebale, Jason A. Efstathiou, Scott Dryden-Peterson, Nicola Zetola, Stephen M. Hahn, Erle S. Robertson, Lilie L. Lin, Chelsea Morroni, Doreen Ramogola-Masire.: Cervical Cancer in Botswana: Current State and Future Steps for Screening and Treatment Programs. Frontiers in Oncology 2015 Notes: Manuscript ID: 160307 – accepted for publication.

Chandra, A., Mullan, P., Ho-Foster, A., Langeveldt, A., Caruso, N., Motsumi, J., Kestler, A. : Epidemiology of patients presenting to the emergency centre of Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana. African Journal of Emergency Medicine. 4(3): 109-114, September 2014.

Reid, M.J. A., Oyewo, A., Molosiwa, B.,McFadden, N., Tsima, B.B. M, Ho-Foster, A. : Screening for TB in a Diabetes Clinic in Gaborone, Botswana. International Journal of TB and Lung Disease. 18(8): 1004, Aug 2014.

Joel, D.R., Steenhoff, A.P., Mullan, P.C., Phelps, B.R., Tolle, M.A., Ho-Foster, A., Mabikwa, V., Kgathi, B.G., Ncube, R., Anabwani, G.M.: Pediatric TB diagnosis using sputum induction in Botswana: program description and findings. International Journal of TB and Lung Disease March 2014 Notes: doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0243 (1 March 2014).

Reid, M.J.A., Haas, M.K., Sedigeng, P., Ramogola-Masire, D., Friedman, H.M., Ho-Foster, A.R.: Leveraging HIV programming to enhance access to noncommunicable disease care in southern Botswana Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care. 80(3): 206, 2014 Notes: doi: 0.1177/2325957415569310.

Arscott-Mills Tonya, Ho-Foster Ari, Lowenstein Margaret, Jibril Haruna, Masunge Japhter, Mweemba Phanuel, Nashara Paul, Makombe Robert, Chirenda Joconiah, Friedman Harvey M, Steenhoff Andrew P, Harari Nurit: Yield of Screening for TB and HIV among Children Failing to Thrive in Botswana. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics Aug 2013.

Ha, YP, Littman-Quinn, R, Antwi, A, Seropola, G, Green, RS, Tesfalul, MA, Ho-Foster, A, Luberti, AA, Holmes, JH, Steenhoff, AP, Kovarik, CL.: A mobile health approach to tuberculosis contact tracing in resource-limited settings. 14th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics, Copenhagen, Denmark. August 2013 Notes: Abstract No. 758.

Puryear S, Seropola G, Ho-Foster A, Arscott-Mills T, Mazhani L, Firth J, Goldfarb D M, Ncube R, Bisson G P, Steenhoff A P: Yield of contact tracing from pediatric tuberculosis index cases in Gaborone, Botswana. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease : the official Journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 17(8): 1049-55, Aug 2013.

Patlakwe, TM, Steenhoff, AP, Chakalisa, UA, Sebina, K, Kung, S-J, Arscott-Mills, T, Ho-Foster, A, Amati, S, Chiba, A, Mogotsi, T, Chise, M, Monokwane-Thupiso, B, Makone, I, Mazhani, L.: Introduction of a child mortality audit system to improve paediatric care in Botswana - initial results from Princess Marina Hospital. CUGH (Consortium of Universities for Global Health) Conference March 2013.

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