International Activity of the Faculty : South Africa

Elizabeth Bradley

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Director, Yale Global Health Initiative
Faculty Director, Global Health Leadership Institute
Master, Branford College, Yale College

South Africa

Executive Training Program for Health Care Professionals

Richard Bucala

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pathology

South Africa (2010)

Genetic studies of human host susceptibility to tuberculosis

Paul Cleary

Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and of Sociology
Dean, Yale School of Public Health
Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

South Africa (1997)

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) was established in 1997 and is currently New England's only National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded AIDS research center. CIRA brings together scientists from 25 different disciplines and three institutions including Yale... 

Ted Cohen

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences

South Africa (2008)

Studying the emergence and transmission of TB and drug-resistant TB
We have active research projects with partners in several countries to better understand how, where, and why tuberculosis and drug-resistant tuberculosis occur.

Gerald Friedland

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

South Africa (2011)

Midwifery Program in South Africa
The Midwifery Intra-Partum experience is a newly developed collaboration with the Church of Scotland Hospital (COSH), in Tugela Ferry, South Africa. There is strong emphasis at YSN on offering relevant educational experiences for health care providers who chose to serve in the developing world. The... 

Tugela Ferry, South Africa (2002)

TB, HIV, South Africa
Integrating HIV and TB diagnosis, care and treatment Confronting XDR TB and HIV in Rural South Africa

Alison Galvani

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Durban, South Africa (2010)

Infectious disease, South Africa
Workshop on Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, Durban, South Africa

South Africa (2010)

Tsetse
Integrated Tsetse Fly Ecology and Genetics for Improved HAT Control

Debbie Humphries

Clinical Instructor in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

South Africa (2010)

Supervision of Student Research

South Africa (2004  - 2007)

Monitoring and Evaluation of Secure the Future
Secure the Future is an initiative of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company to strengthen the capacity of African countries to deal effectively with the HIV pandemic. The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale has established a Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (MEU) for the BMS/STF... 

Martial Ndeffo Mbah

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

South Africa (2012)

Interaction between genital schistosomiasis and HIV transmission
Developing data-driven epidemiological model for joint transmission dynamics of HIV and schistosomiasis to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of community based intervention of provision of clean of water, sanitation, and health education and administration of praziquantel to... 

Linda Niccolai

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)
Director, HPV-IMPACT Project (Emerging Infections Program)
Deputy Director, Office International Training (CIRA)
Director, Development Core at Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS
Member, Yale Cancer Center (Cancer Prevention and Control)

South Africa (2009)

AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP)
Training researchers from the Russian Federation, China, India, and South Africa in HIV prevention research.

A. Paltiel

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and of Management

South Africa (2008  - 2008)

HIV Prevention and Care Cost-Effectiveness
With colleagues in South Africa, Professor Paltiel has researched and published on the cost-effectiveness of alternative HIV prevention and patient care interventions.

Peter Salovey

President of the University

South Africa (2000)

Building the Capacity for AIDS Research
This project focused on AIDS-related stigma and its effects on limiting the ability of HIV-infected women to choose a safe alternative to breastfeeding, thus risking transmission of HIV to their infants. It was conducted in partnership with the University of Pretoria to develop research...