Sudha Sivaram, Dr.PH.


Co-Investigator, Project 1

 

Research Associate,

Bloomberg School of Public Health




Academic Degrees


Dr.PH (1999) Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, MPH (1992), University of California, Los Angeles

 

Departmental Affiliation
 

Epidemiology

 

Departmental Address
Room 6136


Email:
ssivaram@jhsph.edu

 

Sudha Sivaram obtained a Bachelors of Science in Biology from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in India, and a Masters in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles. She completed her doctoral degree at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, in the department of International Health.  For her doctoral work, she received a research grant from the Johns Hopkins Fogarty Program, and was hosted by the Emory AIDS International Training and Research Program while she completed the write-up phase of her thesis titled, "AIDS Prevention Efforts in Rural India: Evaluating their Impact and Sustainability”(abstract).

Dr. Sivaram's initial work in public health was in the area of Child Survival, with agencies such as USAID, PLAN International and the World Bank; more recently she has focused on reproductive health programs in general, and HIV/AIDS prevention programs in particular. She has been involved in project planning, project management, and community based research in rural AIDS prevention projects, primarily in South Asia, and particularly in rural India. 

Dr. Sivaram is currently a research faculty member in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.  She is the Project Director for the Chennai, India site of a multi-site HIV/STD Prevention Trial being funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. 

Research


HIV/AIDS prevention programs, sustainability of community-based reporductive health interventions, role of income generation activities on HIV/reproductive health program impact

Keywords


Epidemiology,HIV/AIDS prevention programs, sustainability of community-based reporductive health interventions, role of income generation activities on HIV/reproductive health

Selected Publications

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project 1

 

Investigators

 

Keerti Shah

Patti Gravitt

Dorothy Rosenthal

Sudha Sivaram

Richard Daniel

Kathleen Cho

 

Personnel

 

Joy Mays

 

 

 

 

 

 

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