Caroline Kuo, DPhil, MPhil
Assistant Professor (Research)
Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies; Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Caroline Kuo's research focuses on addressing mental health and HIV disparities among vulnerable populations. She is particularly interested in conducting community-engaged research and developing mental health and HIV interventions that are culturally appropriate and sustainable.
Caroline Kuo is Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences and in the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. She is a behavioral scientist focused on reducing mental health and HIV disparities among vulnerable populations in low resource settings. She received her doctorate in Social Policy and her master in International Development, both from the University of Oxford.
Her ongoing research focuses on developing family intervention to prevent depression and HIV among children orphaned by AIDS and their caregivers in South Africa. She has also been involved in several studies that test new approaches to HIV prevention including pre-exposure prophylaxis and conditional economic incentives for incarcerated women, men who have sex with men, and sex workers.