1971 State Institute for Chemistry and Food Industries, Ghent, Belgium Clinical Chemistry
1992 Johns Hopkins University MPH, International Health
1999 Yale University PhD, Health Policy, Epidemiology
- Global health
- Health care delivery
- Infectious diseases
- Public health practice
- Sexually transmitted diseases
- Women’s health
HIV, infectious diseases including sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean; HIV/STI prevention and control; Implementation Research; Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV; Bioethics and justice in health.
Since 2014 Professor Emeritus
Since: 2004 Research Associate Professor Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Since: 2010 Professor Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health
French: Fluent Reader, Writer, Speaker
Dutch: Fluent Reader, Writer, Speaker
English: Fluent Reader, Writer, Speaker
Behets F, Edmonds A, Kitenge F, Crabbe F, Laga M for the PTME group (2010)
Heterogeneous and decreasing HIV prevalence among women seeking antenatal care in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Int J Epidemiol: vol.39(4), p.1066-73.
Edmonds A, Van Rie A, Lusiama J, Napravnik S, Kitetele F, Behets F (2009)
Antiretriviral therapy reduces incident tuberculosis in HIV-infected children.
Int J Epidemiol: vol.38(6), p.1612-21.
Rennie S, Norris Turner A, Mupenda B, Behets F (2009)
Conducting unlinked anonymous HIV surveillance in developing countries: ethical, epidemiological and public health system concerns.
PLoS Medicine, p.6(1):e4.
Becker-Dreps S, Biddle A, Pettifor A, Nku Imbie D, Musuamba G, Meshnick S, Behets F (2009)
Cost-Effectiveness of Adding Bednet Distribution for Malaria Prevention to Antenatal Services.
Am J Trop Med Hyg: vol.81(3), p.496-502.
Maman S, Cathcart L, Burkhardt G, Omba S, Behets F (2009)
The role of religion in HIV positive Congolese Women’s Disclosure Experiences and Coping Strategies in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Soc Science Med: vol.68(5), p.965-70.