UCSF Division of Prevention Science

Welcome to the Division of Prevention Science. We are a highly productive, vibrant, and innovative group of scientists who conduct cutting-edge, significant, high-impact prevention research. As prevention scientists, we are committed to understanding the etiology and prevention of social, structural, physical and mental health problems in order to translate that knowledge to the promotion of health and well-being. We have a very strong record of training the next generation of prevention scientists, both domestic and international. And strong community collaborations have ensured we remain an important resource that makes a significant impact at the local, state, national and international levels.

The Division is home to the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies and UCSF Prevention Research Center.

Our Researchers

Mallory Johnson, PhD

Mallory Johnson, PhD

“Nobody in San Francisco should be dying of HIV because they’re not on HIV meds.”

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Professor Sally Blower

CAPS Methods Core Presents: How far will it be necessary to travel to eliminate HIV: the case of Malawi by Professor Sally Blower

Abstract: Background: Malawi has a severe HIV epidemic: prevalence is 11%. Currently, treatment coverage is 67%; the governments’ goal is to reach UNAIDS’ target of 90% coverage by 2030 and eliminate...
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