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Andrea N. DeLuca, MHS

Project Director, BJGMC JHU Fogarty Training Program

Research Associate

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Epidemiology

Center & Institute Affiliation(s):

Contact Information

1550 Orleans Street
Room 117
Baltimore , Maryland   21231
US        

BJGMC JHU Fogarty Program: http://bjgmc-tb.org/

Education

MHS , Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health , 2005

Overview

My research focuses on three areas: tuberculosis research and capacity buildling in India, determining the etiology of childhood pneumonia in developing countries, and transforming policy for HIV-related tuberculosis using evidence from population-level studies.  Past work involved advocacy activities for reducing the incidence of tuberculosis in areas of high HIV prevalence.  Future interests include the above topic areas as well as evaluating partnership with communities as part of the research process.  

tuberculosis, HIV, childhood pneumonia etiology

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    Pope DS, Atkins S, DeLua AN, Hausler H, Hoosain E, Celentano DD, Chaisson RE.  "South African TB nurses' experiences of provider-initiated HIV counseling and testing in the Eastern Cape Province: a qualitative study."  AIDS Care.  2010 Feb;22(2):238-45.

     

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    DeLuca A, Chaisson RE, Martinson NA. "Intensified case finding for tuberculosis in prevention of mother-to-child transmission programs: a simple and potentially vital addition for maternal and child health." JAIDS. 2009 Feb 1;50(2):196-9.

     

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    Pope DS, DeLuca AN, Kali P, Hausler H, Sheard C, Chaudhary MA, Celentano DD, Chaisson RE. "A cluster-randomized trial of provider-initiated (opt-out) HIV counseling and testing of tuberculosis patients in South Africa." JAIDS. 2008. June 1;48(2)190-5.

     

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    Nachega JB, Knowlton AR, DeLuca A, Schoeman JH, Watkinson L, Efron A, Chaisson RE, Maartens G. "Treatment supporter to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected South African adults. A qualitative study." JADIS. 2006. Dec 1;43 Suppl 1:S127-33.

     

  • DeLuca AN, Regenberg A, Sugarman J, Murdoch DR, Levine O.  "Bioethical considerations in developing a biorepository for the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health Project."  CID. 2012. April 1; 54(Suppl 2):S172-179