CAPS/DPS Town Hall and IS/HS Core present: Audrey Pettifor, PhD -- Next Steps for Implementation Science in the HIV Prevention Space for Adolescents and Young Adults in Southern Africa
This talk will focus on gaps in the current Implementation Science (IS) research agenda with regard to HIV and care for adolescent girls and young women and provide examples of how researchers can use IS to move the prevention and care field further.
Audrey Pettifor, PhD, is Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Fellow in the Carolina Population Center and an Honorary Professor of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. Dr. Pettifor has conducted research on HIV prevention in Southern Africa for over 25 years. Her research focuses on structural determinants of HIV/STI infection in sub-Saharan Africa particularly in among adolescents and young women. She is co-chair of the NIH HIV Prevention Trials Network Adolescent Working Group and is a member of the NIH NIAID Advisory Council. She is MPI of a D43 in South Africa on HIV Implementation Science and a member of the Fogarty Adolescent HIV Implementation Science Alliance (AHISA).
Co-sponsored by the PRISE Center at UCSF.