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Faculty & Staff Honors

SDSU Faculty Receive Diversity Supplement from NIMH for Career Development of Junior Faculty

San Diego State University School of Public Health faculty member Dr. Susan Kiene mentored Dr. Ijeoma Nwabuzor Ogbonnaya’s application for a Diversity supplement to her NIMH R01-funded study: Home-based HIV testing and enhanced linkage to care in rural Uganda (co-PIs: Drs. Susan Kiene and Rhoda Wanyenze). The Diversity supplement award provides two years of mentored support for Dr. Ogbonnaya to develop expertise in HIV research and explore how intimate partner violence (IPV) affects linkage to HIV care in this setting and how interventions may address negative effects f IPV on patients’ engagement in care.