Training Years: 2015-2016
Training Site: University of Zambia
Mentor: Jeff Stringer, MD; Bellington Vwalika, MD, MSc
Title: Phenotyping preterm birth in a Zambian cohort of HIV-infected women and their HIV-exposed infants
Project Objectives: To identify the clinical phenotype of preterm birth (PTB) in HIV-infected women and their HIV-exposed infants in the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirths (GAPPS) cohort in Zambia. She aims to understand whether HIV infected women have a different spectrum of PTB phenotypes than do uninfected women.
NIH Support: Fogarty fellowship postdoctoral training award