Monica Getahun serves as the East Africa Program Director for a range of research projects under Carol Camlin and collaborates with other UCSF investigators in Kenya and Uganda. Ms. Getahun is a first generation immigrant from Ethiopia, and brings over thirteen years in applied research and evaluation. She’s worked in evaluation and strategic planning initiatives with foundations, governments, consultancies and non-profits, both in the US and abroad, and is a former RWJF and CDC Evaluation Fellow. She oversees research operations and strategy, and serves as technical advisor for social and behavioral sciences. Her particular areas of interest include culturally responsive research and evaluation approaches, diversity equity, and inclusion (DEI) in research including workforce development and mentorship. Ms Getahun received her MPH from Thomas Jefferson University, and her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through the Project Management Institute (PMI) and Emory University.
February 15, 2021
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.
Camlin CS, Charlebois ED, Getahun M, Akatukwasa C, Owaraganise A, Atwine F, Itiakorit H, Bakanoma R, Maeri I, Owino L, Onyango A, Chamie G, Clark T, Cohen CR, Kwarisiima D, Kabami J, Sang N, Kamya MR, Bukusi EA, Petersen ML, Havlir DV. Pathways for reduction of HIV-related stigma: A model derived from longitudinal qualitative research in Kenya and Uganda. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 2020; In press.
January 18, 2020
Camlin CS, Koss CA, Getahun M, Owino L, Itiakorit H, Akatukwasa C, Maeri I, Bakanoma R, Onyango A, Atwine F, Ayieko J, Kabami J, Mwangwa F, Atukunda M, Owaraganise A, Kwarisiima D, Sang N, Bukusi EA, Kamya MR, Petersen ML, Cohen CR, Charlebois ED, Havlir DV. Understanding Demand for PrEP and Early Experiences of PrEP Use Among Young Adults in Rural Kenya and Uganda: A Qualitative Study. AIDS and Behavior. January 2020; 24:2149–2162.