Research Project Director
Center for Bioethics, Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kristen Sullivan, PhD, MSW, MBA, is research project director at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Bioethics for the Pregnancy and HIV/AIDS Seeking Equitable Study (PHASES) Project, a NIH-funded multi-institutional international research project addressing ethical, legal, and scientific considerations around involving pregnant women in HIV research. Prior to joining UNC, she was a research scholar at the Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research at the Duke Global Health Institute where her research focused on psycho-social factors affecting engagement in HIV care and well-being among marginalized populations, particularly HIV-infected adolescents and women, and evaluating interventions to promote HIV care engagement, both in sub Saharan Africa and in the Southeastern US. She also has extensive public health teaching experience from her time at Duke and Elon Universities. Dr. Sullivan holds a PhD in Health Behavior and Health Education and Master of Social Work degrees from UNC, as well as a MBA and MA in international affairs.
Friday, November 16
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM