2009 – Ph.D. in Health Economics, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health.
1996 – Master in International Economics and African Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.
1994 – Master in Political Science, Johns Hopkins University, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.
1992 – BA in Political Science, Luther College.
Independent researcher, affiliated with CISIDAT.
Analysis of technical efficiency and health determinants.
Collaborator in the projects Developing and testing a rapid, prospective, and comprehensive HIV services costing tool for key populations (LINKAGES) and Optimizing the Prevention Response to HIV / AIDS: Technical Efficiency in Prevention Project (ORPHEA).
Kripke K, Opuni M, Serrem, K, Odhiambo J, Odoyo-June E, Young P, Ojiambo V, Onyango M, Schnure M, Stegman P, Njeuhmeli E. (2018). Data triangulation to understand age-specific coverage of voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention in four Kenyan counties. PLoS One: 13(12): e0209385.
Bautista-Arredondo S, Sosa-Rubi SG, Opuni M, Kwan A, Contreras-Loya D, Chaumont C, La Hera-Fuentes G, Condo J, Dzekedzeke K, Galárraga O, Martinson N, Masiye F, Nsanzimana S, Ochoa-Moreno I, Wamai R, Wang’ombe J, ORPHEA study team. (2018). Influence of supply-side factors on voluntary medical male circumcision costs in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, and Zambia. PLoS One: 13(9): e0203121.
Njeuhmeli E, Opuni M, Schnure M, Tchuenche M, Stegman P, Gold E, Kiggundu V, Parks N, Ahanda K. Carrasco M, Kripke, K. (2018). Scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision for human immunodeficiency virus prevention for adolescents and young adult men: a modeling analysis of implementation and impact in selected countries. Clin Infect Dis. Apr 3;66(suppl_3): S166-S172.
Bautista-Arredondo S, Sosa-Rubi SG, Opuni M, Kwan A, Contreras-Loya D, Chaumont C, Chompolola A, Condo J, Galárraga O, Martinson N, Masiye F, Nsanzimana S, Ochoa-Moreno I, Wamai R, Wang’ombe J, ORPHEA study team. (2016). Costs along the HTC and PMTCT service cascades: findings from the ORPHEA study in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, and Zambia. AIDS. 30(16): 2495-2504.
Kripke K, Opuni M, Schnure M, Sgaier S, Castor D, Reed J, Njeuhmeli E Stover J. (2016). Age targeting of voluntary medical male circumcision programs using the Decision Makers Program Planning Toolkit (DMPPT 2.0). PLoS One. 11(7):e0156909.
Bautista-Arredondo S, Sosa-Rubi SG, Opuni M, Kwan A, Chaumont C, Coetzee J, Condo J, Dzekedzeke K, Galárraga O, Martinson N, Masiye F, Nsanzimana S, Wamai R, Wang’ombe J on behalf of the ORPHEA study team. (2014). Assessing cost and technical efficiency of HIV prevention interventions in sub-Saharan Africa: the ORPHEA study design and methods. Bmc Health Serv Res. 14: 599.
Njeuhmeli E, Forsythe S, Reed J, Opuni M, Bollinger L, Heard N, Castor D, Stover J, Farley T, Menon V, Hankins C. (2011). The impact and cost of expanding male circumcision for HIV prevention in eastern and southern Africa. PLoS Med. 8(11):e1001132.
Schwartländer B, Stover J, Hallett T, Atun R, Avila C, Gouws E, Bartos M, Ghys PD, Opuni M, Barr D, Alsallaq R, Bollinger L, de Freitas M, Garnett G, Holmes C, Legins K, Pillay Y, Stanciole AE, McClure C, Hirnschall G, Laga M, Padian N; Investment Framework Study Group. (2011). Towards an improved investment approach for an effective response to HIV/AIDS. Lancet. 377(9782): 2031-2041.
Opuni M, Peterman A, Bishai D. (2010). Inequality in prime-age adult deaths in a high AIDS mortality setting: Does the measure of economic status matter? Health Econ. 20(11): 1298-1311.
Opuni M, Bishai D, Gray GE, McIntyre JA, Martinson NA. (2010). Preferences for characteristics of antiretroviral therapy provision in Johannesburg, South Africa: Results of a conjoint analysis. AIDS Behav. 14(4): 807-15.
Bishai D, Opuni M. (2009). Are infant mortality rate declines logarithmic? What we can learn from the general pattern of 20th century infant mortality rate decline. Popul Health Metr. 7:13.
Bishai D, Opuni M, Poon A. (2007). Does the level of infant mortality affect the rate of decline? Time series data from 21 countries. Econ Hum Biol. 5(1): 74-81.
Bertozzi S, Gutierrez JP, Opuni M, Walker N, Schwartlander B. (2004). Estimating the cost of HIV/AIDS care services in low-income and middle-income countries. Health Policy. 69(2): 189-200.
Opuni M, Bertozzi S, Bollinger L, Gutierrez JP, Massiah E, McGreevey W, Stover J. (2002). Resource requirements to fight HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean. AIDS. 16S3: S58-S65.
Opuni M, Bertozzi S, Izazola JA, Gutierrez JP, McGreevey W. (2002). Resources for HIV/AIDS prevention and care. AIDS. 16S4: S53-S60.
Schwartlander B, Stover J, Walker N, Bollinger L, Gutierrez JP, McGreevey W, Opuni M, Forsythe S, Kumaranayake L, Watts C, Bertozzi S. (2001). Resource needs for HIV/AIDS. Science. 292 (5526): 2434-2436.