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Thespina (Nina) Yamanis, PhD

Assistant Professor, School of International Service, American University
SIS 227
Address: 4400 Massachusettes Avenue NW
Washington, District Of Columbia
Phone: 202-885-6562
[email protected]

Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • PI of Adelante grant funded by NIAID/Emory University (2015-2017): "A Pilot Legal Intervention to Increase HIV Service Use among Immigrant Latino MSM" in collaboration with La Clínica del Pueblo, Washington, DC
  • Consultant on Johns Hopkins University Center for AIDS Research grant, "Reducing HIV Vulnerability among Adolescent and Adult Transgender Women of Color" (PI is Tonia Poteat)
  • Co-I of NIMH-funded R01 (2012-2018): “A Multilevel Intervention to Reduce HIV Risk among Networks of Men in Tanzania” (PI is Suzanne Maman)

Current HIV/AIDS Educational Activities:

  • Master's and undergraduate level courses on health in developing countries and tools for program planning

Current HIV/AIDS Service Activities:

  • Member of the International AIDS Society
  • Community Advisory Board, Empoderate! Center, La Clinica del Pueblo
  • Reviewer for AIDS and Behavior, AIDS Care, Journal of the International AIDS Society, International Journal of STD & AIDS