Dr. Thomas Kenyon joined Project HOPE in September of 2015. Prior to returning to Project HOPE, Dr. Kenyon served 21 years with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most recently as Director of the Center for Global Health, where he was responsible for overseeing four major global health Divisions: Global HIV/AIDS, Global Immunizations, Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, and Global Health Protection. Earlier in his career, Dr. Kenyon served as Project HOPE’s Country Director for Swaziland from 1987 to 1992. He also worked as a Consultant Pediatrician for Project HOPE at St. George’s Hospital in Grenada, West Indies from 1985 to 1987.
Dr. Kenyon’s undergraduate degree in Zoology is from Indiana University, his M.D. is from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, and his Master’s in Public Health is from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. He completed training in pediatrics at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson, and completed training as a field epidemiologist in the Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of TB Elimination, at the CDC in Atlanta.