Zimmer, Alexandra

School of Public Health

MSPH

Uganda

Evaluation of TB transmission in Uganda

Beginning in February 2019, we are conducting an intensive community-based intervention to find all cases of tuberculosis (TB) in a well-defined population of about 50,000 people in Kampala, Uganda. We will be performing a combination of door-to-door screening, household contact investigation, venue-based screening, and facility-based screening to identify previously undetected cases of TB. Further details about our broader consortium (the Uganda Tuberculosis Implementation Research Consortium) can be found at: https://www.u-tirc.org/

PI Mentor: David Dowdy

People

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation
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