Kimberly Powers

 
 
powers_kim Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
  2105D Mcgavran-Greenberg Hall
Campus Box 7435
27599-7435
USA
T: 919-962-0076

powersk@email.unc.edu

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Education
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.