Marsh Kevin was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2015. As a fellow, Marsh Kevin contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.
Prof Marsh established with colleagues a biomedical research programme in Kenya which over 25 years grew from a small project to an internationally recognised centre with 800 staff working in many African countries. His personal research group has made major contributions to our understanding of how humans become immune to malaria. He has a particular interest in building research leadership in African science and since 2014 has worked with colleagues in The African Academy of Sciences to establish a new pan African platform, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA). Prof Marsh contributes to a number of international advisory committees and is chair of the WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC).