Congratulations to the UNC CFAR’s 2017 Developmental Awardees! Learn more about the awardees by visiting the Developmental Core webpage and clicking on the Projects tab.

2017 Secondary Data Analysis (SDA) Awards

Dr. Danielle Haley, UNC Infectious Diseases, Quantifying the impact of medical marijuana laws on women’s behavioral and clinical health: a longitudinal multilevel analysis of the Women’s Interagency HIV Study

Dr. Andrea Knittel, UNC OB/GYN, Longitudinal effects of incarceration on STI and sexual partner acquisition

2017 traditional Developmental Awards

Dr. Lauren Brinkley-Rubenstein, UNC Dept. of Social Medicine, Exploring the use of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) among injection drug users in Guilford County, NC

Dr. Jennifer Deese, FHI 360, What’s sex got to do with it? Understanding the potential for confounding and exposure misclassification due to vaginal sex and semen exposure in studies of biological mechanisms associated with HIV acquisition

Dr. Nora Franceschini, UNC School of Public Health Epidemiology, Pharmacogenomics of anti-retroviral drugs: a pilot study

Dr. Rainier Masa, UNC School of Social Work, A Feasibility Study of Umwini, an Asset-Based Intervention to Improve Treatment Outcomes of Adolescents Living with HIV (ALHIV) in Eastern Province, Zambia

Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, UNC Dept. of  Psychiatry, Perinatal depression and engagement in HIV care among women in Malawi: Formative research to support the development of a culturally appropriate mental health treatment intervention

Dr. Kimberly Powers, UNC School of Public Health Epidemiology, Formative Research to Develop a Prospective, Population Based Cohort of Newly HIV-Diagnosed Persons in North Carolina