Sharon Stucker Weir, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology
308 West Rosemary Street, Suite 201A
CB# 8120
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Honors and Awards

Science and Technology Pioneer Prize
2013, USAID

Key Publications

From people to places: Focusing AIDS prevention efforts where it matters most. J. Boerma, Nicol Coetzee, Xoli Mahlalela, Farshid Meidany, Charmaine Pailman, Sharon Weir (2003). AIDS, 17(6), 895-903.

A pilot study of a rapid assessment method to identify places for AIDS prevention in Cape Town, South Africa. J.T. Boerma, N. Coetzee, C. Morroni, J. Spencer, S.S. Weir (2002). Sexually Transmitted Infections, 78.

Association between condom use and HIV infection: A randomised study of self reported condom use measures. Ronald Roddy, Kelley Ryan, Sharon Weir, Leopold Zekeng (1999). Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 53(7), 417-422.

The protective effect of condoms and nonoxynol-9 against HIV infection: A response to Wittkowski and colleagues [2] (multiple letters). K. Dietz, P.J. Feldblum, E. Susser, Jr. W., S.S. Weir, K. Wittkowski (1999). American Journal of Public Health, 89(1), 108-110.

Measuring condom use among sex workers in the Dominican Republic. Antonio DeMoya, Laurie Fox, Bayardo Gomez, Ernesto Guerrero, Susan Hassig, Sharon Weir (1998). International Journal of STD and AIDS, 9(4), 223-226.


  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997
  • MPH, Maternal & Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1985
  • Dip Ag S, Policy Sciences & Public Affairs , Duke University, 1980
  • BA, Journalism, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1978