Deanna Kerrigan

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Deanna Kerrigan

M.P.H., Ph.D.

Core Director


Professor and Chair – Department of Prevention and Community Health
Milken Institute School of Public Health
George Washington University

Current HIV/AIDS-Related Research Activities:

  • Led multiple studies on the development and evaluation of community empowerment-based HIV prevention interventions among marginalized women in Latin America and the Carribbean and sub-Saharan Africa. 
  • Was Co-Director of the Prevention Core of the JHU Center for AIDS Research (CFAR).
  • Directed a global HIV prevention implementation science project, Research to Prevention (R2P), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). 
  • Worked as a program officer for the Ford Foundation, leading their Sexuality and Reproductive Health and Rights portfolio in Brazil.