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Domestic Scholars 2022-2023

Christina Herrera

M. Christina Herrera, MD

University of Pennsylvania

Mentor(s)
  • David Metzger
Project

Uptake of a Peer Educator Intervention Among Young Adults in Sexual and Injection Drug Use Networks (HPTN 037)

Sophia Zamudio-Haas

Sophia Zamudio-Haas, DrPH, MSc

University of California, San Francisco

Mentor(s)
  • Sybil Hosek
  • Jennifer Velloza
Project

HERS: Implications for Public Health Programs to Maximize PrEP Uptake and Persistence Among Young Southern African Women (HPTN 082)

Donte Boyd

Donte T. Boyd, PhD, MSW

The Ohio State University

Mentor(s)
  • Leo Wilton
  • Typhanye Dyer
Project

Ethnic and Sexual Identity as Moderators of the Relationship Between Child Sexual Abuse and Depression (HPTN 073)

Margaret Gichane

Margaret (Waru) Gichane, PhD, MSPH

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Mentor(s)
  • Connie Celum
Project

Examining the Relationship Between Hope for the Future and PrEP Willingness, Adherence, and Persistence Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women (HPTN 082)

David Zelaya

David G. Zelaya, PhD

Brown University School of Public Health

Mentor(s)
  • Kenneth Mayer
Project

Acceptance/Adherence: Examining the Mediating Role of Social Support in Black MSM (HPTN 073)

International Scholars 2022-2023

Kudzai Hlahla

Kudzai Hlahla

University of Zimbabwe Clinical Trials Research Centre (UZ-CTRC)

Mentor(s)
  • Nyaradzo Mgodi
Project

Alcohol Use and Sexual Risk Behavior in Young Women in Rural South Africa (HPTN 082)

Victoria Ndyanabangi

Victoria Ndyanabangi, MBChB, MPH

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda

Mentor(s)
  • Mina Hosseinipour
Project

Determining the Incidence of Risk Factors for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) and the Predictors/Markers of Coronary Vascular Disease (CVD) in an HIV Serodiscordant Population Who Received Early or Late Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) (HPTN 052)

Scholars Alumni

2021-2022

International Cohort 6 and Mentors
Manuela Bullo - Audrey Pettifor

Nomtha Bell-Mandla - Peter Bond, Lungiswa Nkonki, and Ayana Moore

Chiti Bwalya - Virginia Bond and Musonda Simwinga

Domestic Cohort 11 and Mentors
Noelle M. St. Vil - Danielle Haley and Gina Wingwood

Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha - Audrey Pettifor

Donaldson Conserve - Chris Beyrer

Adedotun Ogunbajo - Kenneth Mayer

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Please note there were no Scholars cohorts for 2020-2021

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2019-2020

International Cohort 5 and Mentors
Rogers Sekabira - Craig Hendrix
Elzette Rousseau-Jemwa - Linda-Gail Bekker and Rivet Amico
Anita Marais - Theo Sandfort and Ravindre Panchia

Domestic Cohort 10 and Mentors
Rodman Turpin - Typhanye Penniman-Dyer (primary) and Ken Mayer
S. Raquel Ramos - LaRon Nelson
Derek Dangerfield II - Irene Kuo

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2018-2019

International Cohort 4 and Mentors
Yamikani Mbilizi - Sufia Dadabhai and Theo Sandfort
Wilfred T. Gurupira - James Hakim and Taha Taha
Maganizo Chagomerana - Mina Hosseinipour

Domestic Cohort 9 and Mentors
Tamara Taggart - Sten Vermund, Yusuf Ransome, and Ken Mayer
Maria Luisa Mittal - Dave Metzger
Darren Whitfield - Sheldon Fields
Allysha Maragh-Bass - Betsy Tolley
 

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2017-2018

International Cohort 3 and Mentors
Ulrika Makuraj - Sinead Delany-Moretlwe

Domestic Cohort 8 and Mentors
Jasmine Abrams - Paula Frew
Michelle Odlum - Sharon Mannheimer
Emeka Okafor - Steve Shoptaw, Ken Mayer, and Christopher Hucks-Ortiz
Diana Sheehan - Carl Latkin
Yordanos “Yordi” Tiruneh - Theresa Gamble and Nirupama Sista
 

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2016-2017

International Cohort 2 and Mentors
Nomhle Khoza - Sinead Delany-Moretlwe and Catherine MacPhail
Emily Makunike-Shava - Yuhua Ruan and Yiming Shao
Jabulani Ncayiyana - Kathleen Kahn and Audrey Pettifor

Domestic Cohort 7 and Mentors
Victoria Ojeda - Craig Hendrix and Rivet Amico
Yusuf Ransome - Kenneth Mayer
Carlos E. Rodríguez-Díaz - Steve Safren
Glenn-Milo Santos - Steven Shoptaw
Laurens Van Sluytman - Carl Latkin
Kiyomi Tsuyuki - Steven Shoptaw

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2015-2016

International Cohort 1 and Mentors
Emilia JalilDr. Beatriz Grinsztejn
Jesne KistanDr. Linda-Gail Bekker

Domestic Cohort 6 and Mentors
Brandon BrownDr. Tom Coates
Dustin DuncanDr. Steve Safren and Ken Mayer
Mandy HillDr. Carl Latkin
Florence Momplaisir David Metzger and Dr. Carl Latkin
Tonia PoteatDr. David Celentano

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2014-2015

Domestic Cohort 5 and Mentors
Laramie Smith - Carl Latkin and Steffanie Strathde
Nicole Salazar-Austin - David Celentano
Tiarney Ritchwood - Audrey Pettifor
Bisola Ojikutu - Steven Safren and Ken Mayer

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2013-2014

Domestic Cohort 4 and Mentors
Tandrea Carter - Carol Golin
Grace "Chela" Hall - Beryl Koblin
DeMarc Hickson - Ken Mayer
Malika Roman Isler - Carol Golin
Larissa Jennings - Audrey Pettifor 
Brooke Montgomery - Sally Hodder
Jennifer Stewart - Ada Adimora

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2012-2013

Domestic Cohort 3 and Mentors 
C. Andres Bedoya - Ken Mayer and Steven Safren
Oni Blackstock - Sharon Mannheimer
Grace "Chela" Hall - Beryl Koblin
Sophia Hussen - Carlos del Rio and Robert Stephenson
Malika Roman Isler - Carol Golin
Brooke Montgomery - Sally Hodder
Chevette Williams - David Metzger

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2011-2012

Domestic Cohort 2 and Mentors 
Russell Brewer - Darrell Wheeler
Yvonne Carter - Ada Adimora
Risha Irvin - Susan Buchbinder
LaRon Nelson - Ken Mayer 
Typhanye Penniman Dyer - Steven Shoptaw

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2010-2011

Domestic Cohort 1 and Mentors
Russell Brewer - Darrell Wheeler
Yvonne Carter - Ada Adimora
Risha Irvin - Susan Buchbinder 
LaRon Nelson - Ken Mayer 
Typhanye Penniman Dyer - Steven Shoptaw
Zandretta Tims-Cook - Carlos del Rio and Paula Frew