REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile
|2004||University of California, Berkeley||PhD, Epidemiology|
|2000||University of California, Berkeley||MPH, Maternal and Child Health|
|1996||University of Virginia||BA, Interdisciplinary, Biomedical Ethics|
|EPID 755||Infectious Diseases Epidemiology||Syllabus|
|EPID 756||Control of Infectious Diseases in Developing Countries||Syllabus|
Dr. Pettifor is an epidemiologist who has conducted HIV prevention research in South Africa for over 10 years; her research focuses on HIV prevention among young people, particularly young women, in South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Other research interests include HIV prevention interventions for young couples; Positive Prevention; and Acute HIV Infection and sexual behavior.
|Pettifor AE, Hudgens MG, Levandowski BA, Rees HV, Cohen MS (2007)
Highly efficient HIV transmission to young women in South Africa.
AIDS: vol.21, p.861-5.
Pettifor AE, MacPhail C, Bertozzi S, Rees HV (2007)
Challenge of evaluating a national HIV prevention programme: the case of loveLife, South Africa.
Sexually Transmitted Infections: vol.Suppl 1, p.i70-74.
Hendriksen ES, Pettifor A, Lee SJ, Coates TJ, Rees HV (2007)
Predictors of condom use among young adults in South Africa: the Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit National Youth Survey.
American Journal of Public Health: vol.97, p.1241-8.
Pettifor A, Rees H, Kleinschmidt I, Steffenson A, MacPhail C, Hlongwa-Madikizela L, Vermaak K, Padian N. (2005)
Young people s sexual health in South Africa: HIV prevalence and sexual behaviours from a nationally representative household survey.
AIDS: vol.19, p.1525-1534.
Pettifor A, van der Straten A, Dunbar M, Shiboski S, Padian N (2004)
Early age of first sex: a risk factor for HIV infection among women in Zimbabwe.
AIDS: vol.18, p.1435-1442.