Godfrey Woelk, PhD

  Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Behavior

Director, Global Implementation Research
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Dr. Woelk’s webpage

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
1140 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036


Research interests

  • Child development
  • Health care delivery
  • Infectious diseases
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Women’s health
Research activities


  • Experience in international public health, especially in the prevention and mitigation of HIV/AIDS
  • Over 15 years of experience in project design, execution, and analysis in HIV prevention and care, maternal health, hypertensive diseases of pregnancy, child health, and health systems research
  • Involved in community-based HIV and sexually transmitted disease prevention trials, facilitating trials in health care research and examining the barriers and facilitators to the uptake of findings into policy
  • Other areas of experience include home-based care for people living with AIDS, local government responses to HIV/AIDS, and orphans and vulnerable children

Primary Research area

  • HIV prevention, care, and factors associated with the uptake of research evidence into policy and programs