Nina T Harawa Associate Professor Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science USA
Dr. Nina Harawa is an Associate Professor with the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and adjunct faculty at UCLA. She received her both her Masters (1995) and PhD (2001) in Epidemiology from UCLA. She has partnered with several local organizations to conduct innovative community-based research in a variety of populations. In an effort to foster methodologically sound and effective approaches to addressing health disparities, Dr. Harawa has also written about conceptual issues in the categorization and analysis of racial and ethnic groups in public health research. She regularly shares her knowledge and findings by presenting data to community, policy, and academic groups. In addition, she launched the Breaking the Silence events, a series of one-day conferences and trainings designed to educate and empower women of color and their providers in order to improve sexual health (www.breakingthesilenceevent.com). Dr. Harawa was awarded the Center for Health Justice’s Pioneer Award in 2007 and the NAACP’s Unsung Hero Award in 2011.
HIV epidemiology, prevention, testing, and retention in care; Sexually transmitted diseases epidemiology and prevention; Health disparities and social determinants of health; Incarceration and health; Stress and health disparities.
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