615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
MOUTH Study: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/kimmel_cancer_center/research_clinical_trials/clinical_trials/featured_clinical_trials/mouth_study.html
NPR Interview on Oral Cancer: http://wypr.org/post/oral-cancer-rise
PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2007
MPH, University of Texas Health Science Center, 2001
MS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1999
Dr. D'Souza's primary research interest is in infectious causes of cancer. Current research explores the association between Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and oral, cervical and anal cancers, global cancer, screening and prevention of cancer, and well as risk behaviors and STDs.
Dr. D'Souza also has active research projects in head and neck cancer epidemiology, cancer screening methods, biomarkers of HPV persistence, tobacco cessation, epidemiology of HIV/AIDS, and AIDS malignancy. She is also a PI of the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) datacenter.
2017 Publications cited over 7,000 times to date (per Google Scholar)
2016-17 Member of the American Dental Association Oral Cancer Guideline PICO Committee
2016-current Member of the NIH National Cancer Institute HPV Vaccine Trial Working Group
2007 Research cited as one of top six advances in cancer research in 2007 by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
1995 Received the Gold U.S. Congressional award, recognizing initiative, achievement and service