Summary of Collaborative Work with Institute for Global Health

last updated 4 April 2013

NEW PROJECTS
  • Stephanie Duda and Mary Lou Lindegren, Faculty
    • IeDEA site assesment 1.0
  • Firas Wehbe, Faculty
    • Leveraging the IeDEA data exchange standard to build open-source tools.
  • Aaron Kipp, Faculty
    • Predictors of child mortality in WHO-AFRO countries.
  • Monica da Silva, Medical Student
    • Predictors of pre-ART LTFU in Mozambique.
  • Dave Silvestri, Medical Student
    • Students’ career preferences and intention to migrate.
    • Students' willingness to work rurally in traditionally undesirable areas.
  • Troy Moon, Faculty
    • Option B+ cluster randomized trial.
  • Deidra Parrish, Faculty
    • Etiology of Early Morbidity and Mortality Among HIV-infected Adults Receiving cART in North-Central Nigeria.
ACTIVE PROJECTS
  • Doug Heimburger, Faculty
    • Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholar and Fellows program outcomes.
  • Doug Heimburger, Faculty and Meg Ryan, Medical Student
    • Vitamin D De ciency among Expectant Mothers in Mysore, India
  • Sten Vermund, Faculty
    • HIV care and treatment outcomes in Mozambique.
  • Muktar Aliyu, Faculty
    • Data cleaning for FGH-Nigeria supported sites
    • Optimizing PMTCT Service Delivery in Rural Northcentral Nigeria
  • Natasha Halasa, Faculty
    • Vitamin D and birth outcomes of a newborn cohort in Amman, Jordan
    • NICU admission of a newborn cohort in Amman, Jordan
    • Accuracy of rapid diagnostics for u and respiratory syncytial virus among hospitalized children in Amman, Jordan.
    • Vitamin D Concordance among Mothers and Newborns in Amman, Jordan.
  • Han-Zhu Qian, Faculty
    • MP3 grant, Testing and Linkage to Care for MSM in Beijing, China.
    • The role of bundled HIV transmission prevention strategies in Beijing, China: a mathematical model
  • Meridith Blevins, Staff; Alfredo Vergara and Troy Moon, Faculty
    • Strengthening communities through intervention and programming (SCIP) baseline survey results and manuscript preparation.
    • Satellite imagery for survey research.
    • 9 fact sheets using baseline survey data for programmatic use.
    • HIV counseling and testing
    • Barriers to antenatal care
    • Permanent income
    • Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) multi-dimensional poverty measurement
  • Carolyn Audet, Faculty
    • Positive prevention interventions among HIV patients in Zambezia, Mozambique.
    • Delay to HIV diagnosis in Zambezia, Mozambique.
    • Healer referrals in Zambezia, Mozambique.
SUBMITTED MANUSCRIPT
  • Muktar Aliyu, Faculty
    • Risk factors for delayed initiation of combination antiretroviral therapy in rural northcentral Nigeria.
  • Abraham Mukolu, Faculty
    • Strengthening communities through intervention and programming (SCIP) baseline survey results: HIV stigma and testing.
  • Doug Heimburger, Faculty
    • Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholar recruitment, 2005 to present.
  • Dave Silvestri, Medical Student
    • Health professional students' intentions to work abroad or in rural areas: an eight-country survey from Asia and Africa
  • Bryan Shepherd, Faculty and Meridith Blevins, Staff
    • Impact of definitions of loss to follow-up on estimates of retention, disease progression, and mortality: Application to an HIV program in Mozambique
  • Amy Fenoglio, Medical Student
    • Determining the Barriers to ART among HIV-infected Patients in Rural Zambezia, Mozambique.
  • John Koethe, Faculty
    • Combined NEMART/DGPLEAD results, does phosphate effect hold with the addition adult patients with higher CD4 or BMI?
  • Simon Chisele, CCPPZ and Vik Sahasrabuddhe, Faculty
    • Predicting high grade cervical neoplasia by lesion topography on visual inspection and digital cervicography in a 'screen-and-treat' cervical cancer prevention program in Zambia
  • Sharon Kapambwe, CCPPZ and Vik Sahasrabuddhe, Faculty
    • Predictors of invasive cervical cancer in reproductive age women in a 'screen-and-treat' cervical cancer prevention program in Zambia
    • Integrating screening for other non-communicable diseases within a 'screen and treat' cervical cancer prevention program in Zambia: evaluation of the ‘Well Woman’ project
  • Aaron Shibemba, CCPPZ and Vik Sahasrabuddhe, Faculty
    • Evaluation of factors affecting turnaround time for pathology reporting in the Cervical Cancer Prevention Program in Zambia
  • Mulindi Mwanahamuntu, CCPPZ and Vik Sahasrabuddhe, Faculty
    • Five-year trends in VIA positivity rates and enrollment patterns by HIV-serostatus in a 'screen-and-treat' cervical cancer prevention program in Zambia
    • Monitoring the performance of VIA-based 'screen-and-treat' cervical cancer prevention services in resource-constrained environments
PUBLICATIONS
  • Bart Victor and Alfredo Vegara and Abraham Mukolu, Faculty
    • Frustrated Freedom: The Effects of Agency and Wealth on Wellbeing in Rural Mozambique
  • Shoadong Ye, AITRP MPH Student
    • Effectiveness of Integrated HIV Prevention Interventions among Chinese Men Who Have Sex with Men: Evaluation of a 16-City Public Health Program. Journal 01/09/2013
  • Deidra Parrish, Faculty
    • Virologic, Immunologic and Clinical Responses in Foreign-Born versus US-Born HIV-1 Infected Adults Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy: An Observational Cohort Study.
  • Carolyn Audet, Faculty
    • HIV/AIDS-related attitudes and practices among traditional healers in Zambezia Province, Mozambique.
    • HIV knowledge and health-seeking behavior in Zambézia Province, Mozambique
    • Acceptability of cervical cancer screening in rural Mozambique.
  • John Koethe and Doug Heimburger, Faculty
    • Nutrition and inflammation serum biomarkers are associated with 12-week mortality among malnourished adults initiating antiretroviral therapy in Zambia.
    • Self-reported dietary intake and appetite predict early treatment outcome among low-BMI adults initiating HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Phil Ciampa, Faculty
    • The Association among Literacy, Numeracy, HIV Knowledge and Health-Seeking Behavior: A Population-Based Survey of Women in Rural Mozambique.
    • Improving retention in the early infant diagnosis of HIV program in rural Mozambique by better service integration.
  • Troy Moon, Clinical Director
    • Enrolment and programmatic trends and predictors of antiretroviral therapy initiation from president's emergency plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-supported public HIV care and treatment sites in rural Mozambique.
  • Doug Heimburger, Faculty and John Koethe, Fellow
    • Serum Phosphate Predicts Early Mortality in Adults Starting Antiretroviral Therapy in Lusaka, Zambia: A Prospective Cohort Study.
  • Rebecca Cook, Medical Student
    • Predictors of successful early infant diagnosis of HIV in a rural district hospital in Zambezia, Mozambique
  • Dave Silvestri, Medical Student
    • A Comparison of HIV Detection Rates Using Routine Opt-out Provider-Initiated HIV Testing and Counseling Versus a Standard of Care Approach in a Rural African Setting.
ONGOING RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Sample size estimates and statistical advice for grant applications.
  • Provide AIDS International Training/Research Program (AITRP) students with statistical guidance.
INACTIVE/COMPLETE PROJECTS
  • Bill Wester, Faculty
    • The Adult ART and Drug Resistance Study: NRTI-Focused in Botswana.
    • Determining the Barriers to Healthcare Access and Utilization Among Single Mothers in Rural Kenya.
  • Han-Zhu Qian
    • PrEP grant, demonstration project for efficacy of daily ARV prophylaxis taken by MSM in Beijing, China.
  • Joseph Conrad
    • Sample size for Helminth proposal.
  • Muktar Aliyu, Faculty
    • Predictors of Care Interruptions Among Adults Initiating Combination Antiretroviral Therapy (cART) at Secondary-Level Facilities in North-Central Nigeria
    • Power and sample size analysis: Hydroxyurea treatment for primary prevention of strokes in children with sickle cell anemia in Nigeria
  • Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars and Fellows
    • Provide Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars and Fellows with statistical advice
    • Give introductory lecures on biostatistics at Orientation in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Ken Wallston and Abraham Mukulo
    • Sample size for R34 proposal.
  • Doug Heimburger and Bill Wester, Faculty and John Koethe, Instructor
    • NUSTART R01, nutritional and inflammatory mechanisms of early ART mortality in Africa.
  • Diedra Parrish, Fellow
    • Sample size for FIRCS-F proposal.
  • Lara Vaz, Faculty
    • Sample size for R21.
  • Connie Haley, Faculty
    • Sample size for R21.
  • Vik Sahasrabuddhe, Faculty
    • Accuracy of cytology to detect CIN, meta-analysis.
  • Elizabeth Dale, Resident
    • Burn Repository in Kenya.
  • Carol Etherington, Faculty
    • Intimate Partner Violence in Middle Tennessee.
    • Social Empowerment and Newcomers' Assimilation.
  • Rachel Idowu, Fellow
    • Surgical Outcomes in Kenya.
  • Kate Groh, Medical Student
    • Focus Group Data for ART Adherence in Rural Zambezia, Mozambique.
  • Sari Acra, Faculty
    • Repeated measures from Eschershia Coli contaminated water.
  • Kevin Harvey, Staff
    • Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholar match results, 2009 to present.
Topic revision: r11 - 04 Apr 2013, MeridithBlevins
 

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