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Carol Camlin, PhD, MPH

Professor in Residence

Carol Camlin, PhD, MPH, is Professor in Residence in the UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, and in the Department of Medicine, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, and is affiliated with the UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health. Her research program crosses the disciplines of population studies and behavioral sciences, and has focused on the study of gender, human mobility, and HIV prevention and care outcomes. She is Principal Investigator of a five-year intervention study that uses a social network approach to improve the HIV prevention and care cascades among highly mobile fishermen in Kenya. She also co-leads a Behavioral and Social Science Research training center at Makarere University in Uganda. She contributes expertise in applying qualitative and mixed methods approaches and behavioral and social theory to HIV intervention and implementation studies as lead qualitative investigator of several cluster randomized controlled trials in health systems and communities in sub-Saharan Africa.

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April 23, 2022

Sexual partnership concurrency and age disparities associated with sexually transmitted infection (STI) and risk behavior in rural communities in Kenya and Uganda

Okiring J, Getahun M, Gutin S, Lebu S, Joi Lee, Maeri I, Eyul P, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Neilands TB, Ssali S, Charlebois ED, Camlin CS. Sexual partnership concurrency and age disparities associated with sexually transmitted infection (STI) and risk behavior in rural communities in Kenya and Uganda. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. April 2022; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2022.04.038.
May 20, 2021

The Drinkers’ Intervention to Prevent Tuberculosis (DIPT) trial among heavy drinkers living with HIV in Uganda: study protocol of a 2×2 factorial trial

Lodi S, Emenyonu NI, Marson K, Kwarisiima D, Fatch R, McDonell MG, Cheng DM, Thirumurthy H, Gandhi M, Camlin CS, Muyindike WR, Hahn JA, Chamie G. The Drinkers’ Intervention to Prevent Tuberculosis (DIPT) trial among heavy drinkers living with HIV in Uganda: study protocol of a 2×2 factorial trial. Trials. May 2021; 22(1):355.
May 17, 2021

Dimensions of HIV-related stigma in rural communities in Kenya and Uganda at the start of a large HIV ‘test and treat’ trial

Akatukwasa C, Monica Getahun, MPH, PMP, El Ayadi AM, Namanya J, Maeri I, Itiakorit H, Owino L, Sanya N, Kabami J, Ssemmondo E, Sang N, Kwarisiima D, Petersen ML, Charlebois ED, Chamie G, Clark TD, Cohen CR, Kamya MR, Bukusi EA, Havlir DV, Camlin CS. Dimensions of HIV-related stigma in rural communities in Kenya and Uganda at the start of a large HIV ‘test and treat’ trial. PLOS One. May 2021; 16(5):e0249462.
February 15, 2021

Cultural adaptation of an intervention to reduce hazardous alcohol use among people living with HIV in Southwestern Uganda

Leddy AM, Hahn JA, Monica Getahun, MPH, PMP, Emenyonu NI, Woolf-King SE, Sanya N, Katusiime A, Fatch R, Chander G, Hutton HE, Muyindike WR, Camlin CS. Cultural adaptation of an intervention to reduce hazardous alcohol use among people living with HIV in Southwestern Uganda. AIDS and Behavior. February 2021; DOI: 10.1007/s10461-021-03186-z.