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Avi Kenny

Avi Kenny
Avi
Kenny
he/him
PhD
Email
avikenny@uw.edu
UW Location
Magnuson Health Sciences Center - T Wing

United States

About

Avi Kenny studied biology at Brown University and then moved to Liberia to work for a healthcare nonprofit called Last Mile Health, most recently serving as the Director of Research, Monitoring & Evaluation. He managed a team of 16 staff, was the in-country Principal Investigator on four research studies and co-designed the programmatic data systems used by Liberia's 4,000 community health workers. At the University of Washington, he is working towards a PhD in biostatistics and has been conducting research on statistical methods related to cluster randomized controlled trials, geospatial analysis, and nonparametric inference. Outside of school, Avi enjoys playing guitar, foraging for mushrooms, backpacking, and carpentry.

Education
BA
Biology
Brown University