June 1, 2015

Principal Investigator(s): 
Carolyn Audet, Ph.D.

Traditional Healers as Adherence Partners for PLHIV in Rural Mozambique (K01MH107255)
This career development award application seeks to foster the advancement of the applicant's career as an independent HIV/AIDS researcher with a research focus on developing effective strategies to engage the army of community health workers - including traditional healers and traditional birth attendants - as adherence partners, referral agents, and educators. The goal of Dr. Audet's research is to improve health outcomes among rural community members who seek alternative care and treatment for illness, specifically those with chronic disease, including HIV/AIDS, with a geographic focus in Mozambique.