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I specialize in social science and interventions research focused on barriers to HIV services utilization among men in sub-Saharan Africa. I am especially interested in institutional- and community-level barriers to care experienced by men, and interventions to address these barriers. I am based in Malawi with Partners in Hope (local NGO) where I lead several qualitative studies and randomized controlled trials focused on men’s engagement in HIV services.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate, University of Colorado Denver


  • 2010 
    University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), MPH

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Gender Disparities in High-Risk PITC: The Role of Policy on Provider Practices
    Principle Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Institute of Mental Health