UIC AIDS International Training & Research Program (AITRP) UIC AIDS International Training & Research Program (AITRP) UIC AIDS International Training & Research Program (AITRP) UIC School of Public Health


Faculty & Administration

AITRP

  • Program Director: Judith A. Levy, PhD, Associate Professor, Health Policy and Administration, UIC, School of Public Health.
  • Co-Director: Kathleen F. Norr, PhD, Professor, Department of Women, Child, & Family Health Science, UIC, College of Nursing.

UIC AITRP Administrators

  • Saima Chaudhry, Project Coordinator
  • Norman Altman, Grants Administrator

Country Coordinators

  • Chile: Lilian Ferrer, PhD, RN, UIC AITRP Coordinator for Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.
  • China: Shunzhen Xiao, MD, UIC AITRP Coordinator for Peking University Health Science Center - Nursing; Peiyu Wang, PhD, UIC AITRP Coordinator for Peking University Health Science Center - Public Health; Wei Liu, PhD, UIC AITRP Coordinator for Kunming Medical University.
  • Indonesia: Irwanto, PhD, UIC AITRP Coordinator for Atma Jaya Catholic University; Agung Waluyo, PhD, UIC AITRP Coordinator for University of Indonesia.
  • Malawi: Chrissie N. Kaponda, PhD, RN, UIC AITRP Coordinator for Kamuzu College of Nursing.

UIC-AITRP Faculty and Research Preceptors AITRP faculty at UIC represent a wide range of multidisciplinary expertise in research theory and methods including direct experience in conducting AIDS, STD, and/or TB research both in the US and internationally.

UIC-AITRP School of Public Health Faculty

  • Robert C. Bailey, PhD, MPH, (Anthropology), Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics;
  • Geri Donenberg, PhD, Professor, Director of the Community Outreach Intervention Projects;
  • Mark Dworkin, MD, (Medicine) Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics;
  • Ronald Hershow, MD, (Medicine) Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics;
  • Michele Issel, PhD, RN, Clinical Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences;
  • Seijeoung Kim, PhD, Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Administration;
  • Supriya Mehta, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics;
  • Edward Mensah, PhD (Economics) is an associate professor of health economics in Health Policy and Administration;
  • Lawrence J. Ouellet, PhD (Sociology), Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Co-Director of the Community Outreach Intervention Projects;
  • Nadine Peacock, PhD (Anthropology), Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences;
  • Karen Peters, DrPh, Professor, Health Policy and Administration;
  • Jesus Ramirez-Valles, PhD (Anthropology), Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences;
  • Wayne Wiebel, PhD (Sociology), Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics;
  • Chyvette Williams, PhD, Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Administration.

UIC-AITRP College of Nursing Faculty

  • Barbara Berger, PhD, RN, Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical Surgical Nursing;
  • Barbara Dancy PhD, MSN, Associate Professor, Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing;
  • Tonda Hughes, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing;
  • Karen Kavanaugh, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor, Women, Children and Family Health Science;
  • Linda McCreary, RN, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Health Systems Science;
  • Arlene Miller, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, Public Health, Mental Health and Administrative Nursing;
  • Teresa Savage, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Women, Children and Family Health Science;
  • Carrol A. Smith, PhD, RN, Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Systems Science;
  • Judith Storfjell, PhD, Clinical Professor, Health Systems Science, Institute for Health Care Innovation;
  • Diana Wilkie, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Harriet Werley Endowed Chair for Nursing Research, Medical Surgical Nursing.