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Lauren M. Hill, PhD

Lauren Hill

Lauren M. Hill, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Behavior

Lauren Hill is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Behavior at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. She develops and evaluates behavioral interventions to address multilevel determinants of HIV/AIDS risk and treatment outcomes globally and domestically. The goal of her program of research is to increase the population impact of HIV prevention and treatment methods by discovering approaches to improve their delivery which address personal, social and structural determinants of their use. Her current research focuses on developing both community- and clinic-based interventions to promote women’s uptake and effective use of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention in Malawi and North Carolina. She is also leading research to better understand the connection between stress (including COVID-related stress), mental health and adherence to antiretroviral therapy.

Research Activities

- HIV/AIDS

- Mental Health

- Women's Health

- Behavioral Interventions

- Shared Decision Making

- Mixed Methods Research

Education

PhD, Health Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2017

MSPH, Health Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2013

BA, Public Health Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 2008

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