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Dini Harsono

Program Director, Health Services and Global Research; Research Associate 3, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

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Dini Harsono holds a dual role as a program director at Yale University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA), and a researcher in Dr. E. Jennifer Edelman’s lab at Yale School of Medicine.

At CIRA, she oversees the center’s programs that support HIV health services and global research. She leads the coordination of CIRA’s international research program and HIV/AIDS in humanitarian crises initiatives, and the Yale Global HIV/AIDS Research Network. As a member of the Edelman’s lab, she conducts mixed-methods studies in support of clinical trials and other projects that aim to implement and evaluate evidence-based HIV prevention and addiction treatment interventions.

Before coming to Yale, she was a research associate at Keele University in England conducting research and program evaluation on patient engagement in addiction and psychiatric support services. She also worked as a clinical studies officer for the UK National Health Service’s National Mental Health Research Network. She previously served as a peer educator at Indonesia’s first AIDS service organization, Yayasan Pelita Ilmu. Dini earned her MSc in Health Psychology at University of Leeds, and Bachelor in Psychology at Universitas Indonesia.

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Research Involvement and EngagementReviewer2023 - Present
BMC Health Services ResearchReviewer2023 - Present
PLOS OneReviewer2022 - Present
Perspectives in MedicineReviewer2019 - Present
AIDS and BehaviorReviewer2016 - Present

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