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Training Years: 2018-2019

Training Site: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, School of Medical Science, Ghana (KNUST)

Country: Ghana

Mentors: Jonathan Stiles, PhD (MSM); Fred Sarfo (Komfo Teaching Hospital)

Title: Evaluating the Cardiovascular Risk Profile of HIV infected Patients on HAART in Ghana

Program Objectives:

Aim 1: To determine the prevalence of CVD risk factors of HIV patients on HAART.

Aim 2: To compare the CVD risk profiles of patients on HAART to HAART naïve patients.

Aim 3: To compare CVD risk estimation using the D.A.D , Framingham and ASCVD the risk equations

NIH Support: NIH Support: Fogarty fellow postdoctoral training award

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