Thomas S. Inui, ScM, MD, MACP

Joe and Sarah Ellen Mamlin Professor Emeritus of Global Health Research; Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
Emeritus Research Scientist, Indiana University Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research
Emeritus Research Scientist, William M. Tierney Center for Health Services Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.

   Dr. Inui is Joe and Sarah Ellen Mamlin Professor Emeritus of Global Health Research, Professor Emeritus of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, and Senior Research Scientist in the William M. Tierney Center for Health Services Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc. His research interests encompass health services research, multi-method research, effectiveness of primary care services, doctor-patient communication, improving the health status of vulnerable populations, and chronic disease management. Dr. Inui served as past-President/CEO of Regenstrief Institute, Inc. (2002-2010) and Director of Research for the Indiana University Center for Global Health (2010-2014). 


   Dr. Inui is a recipient of the Hulman Health Achievement Award from the Indiana Public Health Association (2010) and the Elnora M. Rhodes Service Award for Exceptional Service to SGIM and Its Mission, Society of General Internal Medicine (2014). He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and has authored more than 220 peer-reviewed publications.  Dr. Inui’s commitment to improving health globally continues with his contribution as a Trustee of the China Medical Board and as Visiting Professor and Lecturer to Moi University School of Medicine.  

Active Projects

I.  NIH Fogarty Training Center  (2012-2016)

"Enhancing Training for Implementation Research in Chronic Diseases: CITE/KENYA" (PI) 


II. Walther Cancer Foundation (2011-2015)

"The IU Simon Cancer Center (IUSCC) AMPATH-Oncology Institute (AOI): An Exemplar of Care for the Developing World" (PI)

The mission is to be the premier cancer program in Sub-Saharan Africa, noted for excellence in cancer prevention, treatment and palliative care. AOI activities directly contribute to advances in cancer care, accelerate discoveries in the biology and treatment of cancer, and provide support for the IU Simon Cancer Center's quest to become a federally designated Comprehensive Care Center.


Selected Publications                               |                                Go To PubMed List >>


1. Vehanthan R, Tuikong N, Kofler C, Blank E, Kamano JH, Naanyu V, Kimaiyo S, Inui TS. Barriers and Facilitators to Nurse Management of Hypertension: A Qualitative Analysis from Western Kenya.  Ethn Dis. 2016 Jul 21; 26(3): 315-22.

2. Davila H, Abrahamson K, Mueller C, Inui TS, Black AG, Arling G. Nursing Assistant Perceptions of Their Role in Quality Improvement Processes in Nursing Homes. J Nurs Care Qual. 2016 Jul-Sep; 31(3): 282-9.

3. Litzelman KD, Cottingham AH, Griffin W, Inui TS, Ivy SS. Enhancing the prospects for palliative care at the end of life: A statewide educational demonstration project to improve advance care planning.  Palliat Support Care. 2016 Jun 20:1-11. [Epub ahead of print].

4. Naanyu V, Vedanthan R, Kamano JF, Rotch JK, Lagat KK, Kiptoo P, Kofler C, Mutai KK, Bloomfield GS, Menya D, Kimaiyo S, Fuster V, Horowitz CR, Inui TS.  Barriers Influencing Linkage to Hypertension Care in Kenya: QUalitative Analysis from the LARK Hypertension Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Mar; 31(3): 304-14.

5. Vreeman RC, Scanlon ML, Marete I, Mwangi A, Inui TS, McAteer CI, Nyandiko WM.  Characteristics of HIV-infected adolescents enrolled in a disclosure intervention trial in western Kenya. AIDS Care. 2015;27 Suppl 1:6-17.

6. Temu TM, Kirui N, Wanjalla C, Ndungu AM, Kamano JH, Inui TS, Bloomfield GS. Cardiovascular health knowledge and preventive practices in people living with HIV in Kenya.  BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 14; 15:421..

7. Bloomfield GS, Temu TM, Akwanalo CO, Chen PS, Emonyi W, Heckbert SR, Koech MM, Manji I, Shen C, Vatta M, Velazquez EJ, Wessel J, Kimaiyo S, Inui TS. Genetic mutations in Agrican patients with atrial fibrillation: Rationale and design of the Study of Genetics of Atrial Fibrillation in an African Population (SIGNAL). American Heart J. 2015 Sep; 170(3): 455-64.e5.

8. Inui TS. The charismatic journey of mastery learning. Acad Med. 2015 Nov; 90(11): 1442-4.

9. Vreeman RC, Scanlon ML, Inui TS, McAteer CI, Fischer LJ, McHenry MS, Marete I, Nyandiko WM. "Why did you not tell me?": perspectives of caregivers and children on the social enfironment surrounding child HIV disclosure in Kenya. AIDS. 2015 Jun;29 Suppl 1:S47-55. 

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