Male Engagement in Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission in Rural Mozambique

November 12, 2019
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Taylor Avenue Bldg, GMS Classrooms, Medical Campus

The Center for Dissemination & Implementation brings leaders in the field to campus throughout the academic year to offer talks on a variety of relevant topics as part of the Dissemination & Implementation Seminar Series.

Join us for Male Engagement in Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission in Rural Mozambique with Dr. Carolyn M. Audet, which will touch on:

  • Rural HIV health care delivery
  • Male partner engagement
  • Family-based strategies to improve medication retention

Request a consultation with Dr. Audet. Contact Matthew Brown.

This event is free and open to the public. No Registration is necessary. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.

About the Speaker

Carolyn M. Audet, PhD
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University

Dr. Audet is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Health Policy and Epidemiology, the Institute for Global Health and the Center for Medicine, Health and Society at Vanderbilt University. In 2008, she joined the Institute for Global Health at Vanderbilt University as a Post-Doctoral Fellow and began research on barriers to HIV testing and treatment uptake in rural Mozambique. In 2013, she completed her M.Sc. in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has received funding from ViiV Health Care to pilot a male engagement in antenatal care services in rural Mozambique (2011-2014), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (through a sub-contract from UCSF) to assess a Positive Prevention intervention (2010-2014), a career development award (K12) from Vanderbilt University to increase traditional healer referrals of HIV-infected patients (2012-2015), and the National Institutes of Health (National Institute for Mental Health K01 Award) to assess feasibility of engaging traditional healers as HIV treatment partners (2015-2019), and an NIMH R01 (2017-2022) award to test a couple-based strategy to improving prevention of mother-to-child transmission adherence in Mozambique.

Event Sponsors: Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health

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