2018 Awardees

DEVELOPMENTAL AWARDEES (2018)

Fall

Jacob Bor, ScD is an Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health.  He is funded for his initial AIDS Research project on building an integrated rifampicin-resistant TB-HIV cohort from routine laboratory data in Western Cape, South Africa.  His CFAR mentor is Karen Jacobson.

Jennifer Pellowski, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the Brown University School of Public Health.  She is funded for her initial AIDS research project on postpartum retention in HIV care and follow-up care for pregnancy complications with potential underlying NCD among women living with HIV in Cape Town, South Africa.  Her CFAR mentor is Mark Lurie.

Spring

Jaclyn Hughto, PhD, MPH is a Investigator in the Department of Epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health.  She is funded for her Initial AIDS Research project on Examing Multilevel Factors Associated with Entry into and Engagement in the HIV Prevention and Care Continuum for Transgender Adults in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  Her CFAR mentor is Matthew Mimiaga.

William Evan Johnson, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computational Biology at the Boston University School of Medicine.  He is funded for his collaborative project on Impact of TB and HIV co-infection on host and microbial gene expression in the upper airway.  His CFAR Collaborator is Jerrold Ellner.

Lawrence Were, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences in the Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Sargent College). Heis funded for hisInitial AIDS Research project on a Insurance Status and Health Outcomes among HIV and HIV/TB co-infected Persons in Kenya.  His CFAR mentor is Omar Galarraga.