Training Years: 2012-2013
Training Site: UNC Project Malawi
Mentors: Jeffrey Wilkinson; Bill Miller, MD, PhD
Title: The family planning experiences and beliefs of Malawian women living with obstetric fistula (OF)
Aim 1: Examine family planning experiences, intentions, and beliefs of women with OF.
Aim 2: Examine the beliefs regarding the etiology and risk factors of OF, among women with OF.
Aim 3: Examine the beliefs regarding the feasibility and acceptability of family planning promotion as primary prevention for OF, among women with OF.
NIH Support: Fogarty fellowship postdoctoral training award, ORWH supplement
Career Development Award: K01-TW009657 (2016-2021) Evaluation of the immunologic and genital tract changes among Malawian women using the depot medroxyprogesterone and the levonorgestrel implant: a randomized controlled trial