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Updated 15 January 2019

Leadership 

Dr. Diane Havlir, MD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Havlir is Professor of Medicine at UCSF and Chief of the HIV, ID and Global Medicine Division at San Francisco General Hospital. She was a physician in training at UCSF when the AIDS epidemic emerged in the 1980s and has cared for HIV- infected patients for over 30 years. She is an accomplished researcher who pioneered some of the first studies of HIV antiretroviral therapy and drugs to prevent AIDS complications.  SEARCH is a the next bold endeavor in her mission to end the HIV epidemic.

Dr. Moses Kamya, MBChB, MMed, MPH, PhD

Co-principal Investigator

Dr. Moses R. Kamya is a Professor and Dean of the School of Medicine at Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Kampala, Uganda. He is also the current director of the Uganda Malaria Surveillance Project and the Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration. Dr. Kamya has been taking care of HIV infected patients since the beginning of the epidemic and is an opinion leader for HIV care and treatment in Uganda. He has also been conducting research on malaria and HIV for over 25 years. He is one of the editors of the Uganda antiretroviral therapy (ART) clinical guidelines and currently chairs the Ministry of Health adult ART management committee.

Dr. Maya Petersen, MD, PhD

Co-principal Investigator

Dr. Petersen is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the School of Public Health of the University of California, Berkley. Dr. Petersen's methodological research focuses on machine learning to estimate causal effects, development and evaluation of personalized adaptive treatment strategies, and on study design and analytic strategies for cluster randomized trials. Over the past 15 years, she has collaborated extensively to develop and evaluate improved HIV prevention and care strategies in resource-limited settings.

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Investigator Team

Edwin Charlebois, PhD

Investigator / Study Vice-Chair

Tamara Clark, MHS

Investigator / Executive Administrator

Laura Balzer, PhD

Investigator (Statistics and Modeling)

Elizabeth Bukusi, MBChB M.Med MPH PhD

Investigator / Kenya Site PI

Craig Cohen, MD MPH

Investigator

Gabriel Chamie, MD MPH

Investigator

Harsha Thirumurthy, PhD

Investigator (Economics)

James Ayieko, MBChB, MPH

Investigator

Lillian Brown, MD, PhD

Investigator

Carol Camlin, PhD MPH

Investigator (Qualitative Studies)

Yea-Hung Chen, PhD, MS

Investigator

Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH

Investigator

Elvin Geng, MD MPH

Investigator

Vivek Jain, MD MAS

Investigator

Britta Jewell, PhD

Investigator (Statistics and Modeling)

Catherine Koss, MD

Investigator

Dalsone Kwarisiima, MDChB MPH

Investigator

Carina Marquez, MD

Investigator

Ted Ruel, MD

Investigator

Starley Shade, PhD, MPH

Investigator (Cost-Effectiveness)

Mark van der Laan, PhD

Investigator (Statistics and Modeling)

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