HIV/AIDS and Orphans: Lessons from a Long-term, International Study

August 8, 2016 (Noon-1 p.m.)


Child Development and Behavior Branch (CDBB), Division of Extramural Research (DER), NICHD


6710 Rockledge Drive, Room 2341, Bethesda, MD


Kate Whetten, Ph.D., MPHExternal Web Site Policy, Professor of Public Policy and Global Health at Duke University, will discuss research on HIV/AIDS, orphan care, and related public policies.

Dr. Whetten will review her large-scale, multi-site research and discuss developments in new interventions for orphan care.As leader of the HIV/AIDS and Orphan Care: Positive Outcomes for Orphans (POFO) study, she has presented previous POFO research results to global and national policy makers who design policies and interventions for orphaned children and those living in low and middle income countries (LMIC). These include presentations and discussions with UNICEF, United Nations, UNAIDS, USAID, U.S. legislators, LMIC national officials, and local and international non-government organizations.

This presentation is part of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior Research Speaker Series, supported by the CDBB.

If you require a sign language interpreter and/or other reasonable accommodations, please contact Laureen Lee.


Laureen Lee, CDBB, DER, NICHD
Tel: (301) 496-5578

Please note: Views expressed during NICHD-sponsored events do not necessarily reflect the opinions or the official positions of NICHD, NIH, or HHS.
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