Kara Palamountain

  • 222 Citations
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Research Interests

Ms. Palamountain has managed over 50 Kellogg field research teams conducting market entry analysis for medical technologies in over a dozen countries (Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, China, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam and Zambia).

Education/Academic qualification

MBA, Business & Its Social Environment, Northwestern University

… → 2004

Marketing, BBA, University of Texas at Austin

… → 1998

Research interests

  • International Healthcare

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Point-of-Care Systems Medicine & Life Sciences
HIV Medicine & Life Sciences
Tuberculosis Medicine & Life Sciences
Uganda Agriculture & Biology
Viral Load Medicine & Life Sciences
Routine Diagnostic Tests Medicine & Life Sciences
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Medicine & Life Sciences
Innovation Engineering & Materials Science

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Grants 2013 2023

Hepatitis C
Hepatitis B
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Point-of-Care Systems

Research Output 2008 2019

  • 222 Citations
  • 6 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Conference article
Point-of-Care Systems
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Africa South of the Sahara
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (U.S.)
Biomedical engineering
International cooperation
7 Citations (Scopus)

An investigation of fingerstick blood collection for pointof- care HIV-1 viral load monitoring in South Africa

Maiers, T. J., Gous, N., Nduna, M., McFall, S. M., Kelso, D. M., Fisher, M. J., Palamountain, K. M., Scott, L. E. & Stevens, W. S., Jan 1 2015, In : South African Medical Journal. 105, 3, p. 228-231 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Africa
Viral Load
Point-of-Care Systems
4 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing tuberculosis case detection through a novel diagnostic device placement model: The case of Uganda

Pho, M. T., Deo, S., Palamountain, K. M., Joloba, M. L., Bajunirwe, F. & Katamba, A., Apr 1 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 4, e0122574.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microscopic examination
Equipment and Supplies
90 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainable HIV treatment in Africa through viral-load-informed differentiated care

Phillips, A., Shroufi, A., Vojnov, L., Cohn, J., Roberts, T., Ellman, T., Bonner, K., Rousseau, C., Garnett, G., Cambiano, V., Nakagawa, F., Ford, D., Bansi-Matharu, L., Miners, A., Lundgren, J. D., Eaton, J. W., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Katz, Z., Maman, D., Ford, N. & 29 others, Vitoria, M., Doherty, M., Dowdy, D., Nichols, B., Murtagh, M., Wareham, M., Palamountain, K. M., Chakanyuka Musanhu, C., Stevens, W., Katzenstein, D., Ciaranello, A., Barnabas, R., Braithwaite, R. S., Bendavid, E., Nathoo, K. J., Van De Vijver, D., Wilson, D. P., Holmes, C., Bershteyn, A., Walker, S., Raizes, E., Jani, I., Nelson, L. J., Peeling, R., Terris-Prestholt, F., Murungu, J., Mutasa-Apollo, T., Hallett, T. B. & Revill, P., Dec 2 2015, In : Nature. 528, 7580, p. S68-S76

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Viral Load
Physiologic Monitoring
CD4 Lymphocyte Count