Violet Chihota, BSc Honours, MSc, PhD

Senior Researcher: TB
The Aurum Institute
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Topics: Epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, Implementation Science, Tuberculosis (TB)

Country: Ethiopia,Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe

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Prof. Chihota is a Lead Senior Scientist in the Aurum Institute, Global Division. She has over 15 years’ experience in global health research, in the fields of TB and TB/HIV co-infection. Her work has focused on the molecular epidemiology of drug sensitive- and resistant-TB, diagnosis of tuberculosis and linkage into care post diagnosis. Her current interests are in evaluating strategies to prevent tuberculosis in people with TB/HIV coinfection.

The Aurum Institute
Parktown, South Africa