Global health, HIV/sexually transmitted infection screening, prevention, and treatment adherence, Clinical and behavioral epidemiology, Patient-centered informatics
Adapt computer tool to facilitate HIV and HCV testing and prevention in jails, and linkage to HIV care using text-messaging, to be piloted in Providence and Washington DC.
Localize ‘CARE+ Kenya’ into Kiswahili and conduct a RCT (n=250) with HIV-positive adults in western Kenya, 9 month follow-up. Conduct time-motion analysis, transmission dynamics modeling, and establish cost-effectiveness of this computerized counseling intervention.
Conduct meta-analysis to identify HIV epidemic drivers, build mathematical modeling, and pilot a gender-specific youth combination HIV prevention package in Kenya.
Conduct a cluster-randomized stepped wedge trial of Kenya’s planned needle exchange program, with HIV and rapid CD4 testing and peer case managers. Estimate community viral load impact and cost-effectiveness using mathematical modeling.