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Nora Rosenberg

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Nora Rosenberg

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Behavior
Director of Analysis and Manuscript Unit
UNC Project-Malawi, Lilongwe
  • 362 Rosenau
  • Tidziwe Center, Private Bag A-104
  • Lilongwe, Malawi
Nora E. Rosenberg, PhD, MSPH, is an epidemiologist focused on developing, implementing and evaluating multi-level interventions to support HIV testing, prevention, care and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. She is currently supported by an NIMH Pathway to Independence award (K99/R00) to develop and evaluate male engagement interventions in Malawi’s Option B+ prevention of mother to child transmission program. She is the PI of a multi-site trial evaluating approaches to prevention of pregnancy, HIV and intimate partner violence among adolescent girls and young women in Malawi and South Africa. She is the founding director of the UNC Project Analysis and Manuscript Unit dedicated to supporting Malawian investigators and on-site trainees with study design, analytic skills and scientific writing.

Research Activities

HIV prevention, testing, care, and  treatment
Multi-level interventions
Adolescent girls and young women
Global health
Sexual behavior

Service Activities

Member of the Adolescent HIV prevention and treatment Implementation Science Alliance (AHISA)

Key Publications

The Impact of Couple HIV Testing and Counseling on Consistent Condom Use among Pregnant Women and their Male Partners: An Observational Study. Rosenberg NE, Graybill LA, Wesevich A, McGrath N, Golin CE, Maman S, Bhushan N, Tsidya M, Chimnodzi L, Kacheyo M, Hoffman I, Hosseinipour MC, Miller WC (2016). JAIDS.

Recruiting Male Partners for Couple HIV Testing and Counseling in Malawi’s Option B+ Program: A Randomized Controlled Trial.  Rosenberg NE, Mtande T, Saidi F, Stanley C, Jere E, Mwangomba L, Kumwenda K, Mofolo I, Miller WC, Hoffman I, Hosseinipour M (2015). Lancet HIV, 2(11), e483-91.

The Effect of HIV Counseling and Testing on HIV Acquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review.  Rosenberg NE, Hauser BM, Ryan J, Miller WC (2016). Sexually Transmitted Infections, Aug.


PhD, Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2012

MSPH, Health Policy and Management, Certificate in Global Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2005

BA with honors, Latin American Studies, Brown University, 2001

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