Kimberly Powers

powers_kim Assistant Professor
2105D Mcgavran-Greenberg Hall
Campus Box 7435
T: 919-962-0076

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2010 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill PhD, Epidemiology
2006 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill MSPH, Epidemiology
1998 Hamilton College BA, Mathematics
Research interests

  • Global health
  • Infectious diseases
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
Key publications

Powers KA, Ghani AC, Miller WC, Hoffman IF, Pettifor AE, Kamanga G, Martinson FEA, Cohen MS (2011)
The role of acute and early HIV infection in the spread of HIV and implications for transmission prevention strategies in Lilongwe, Malawi: a modelling study.
Lancet: vol.378, p.256-268.

Powers KA, Hoffman IF, Ghani AC, Hosseinipour MC, Pilcher CD, Price MA, Pettifor AE, Chilongozi DA, Martinson FE, Cohen MS, Miller WC (2011)
Sexual partnership patterns in Malawi: Implications for HIV/STI transmission.
Sex Transm Dis: vol.38, p.657-666.

Powers KA, Poole C, Pettifor AE, Cohen MS (2008)
Rethinking the heterosexual infectivity of HIV-1: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Lancet Infect Dis: vol.8, p.553-563.