Developmental Awards

Previous Developmental Award Winners

2016

©Kat Goduco PhotographyAlexis Roth, PhD, MPH

Positions: Assistant Professor, Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University, Dornsife School of Public Health

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title: Packaging STI/PrEP care to prevent HIV among who inject drugs


2014

Brandie_Taylor_320_216Brandie Taylor, PhD, MPH

Positions: Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health at Texas A&M University.

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title: Host Genetic Susceptibility to Chlamydia-Associated Reproductive Morbidity


2013

Jennifer Balkus, PhD, MPH Jennifer Balkus, PhD, MPH

Positions: Staff Scientist, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Affiliate Instructor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington.

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title: Incidence and Natural History of Mycoplasma genitalium infection among Kenya and U.S Women


2012

Renata SandersRenata Sanders, MD

Positions: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title:
Impact of STD Diagnosis on First Same-Sex Sexual Satisfaction and Behavior in Young African American MSM

Yonatan GradYonatan Grad, MD

Positions: Instructor in Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title:
Genomic epidemiology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with elevated MICs to cefixime


2011

Christina MuznyChristina Muzny, MD

Positions: Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title:
Sexually Transmitted Infections Among African American Women Who Have Sex with Women

Vanessa Schick, PhDVanessa Schick, PhD

Positions: Assistant Research Scientist, Applied Health Science Department, Indiana University Bloomington

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title:
Sexual Risk Factors amongst Women who have Sex with Men and Women


2010

Lorenzo GiacaniLorenzo Giacani, PhD

Positions: Acting Instructor, Department of Medicine, Allergy, and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title:
T. pallidum envelope stress response

Ank Nijhawan, MD

Ank Nijhawan, MD, MPH

Positions: Instructor, Harvard Medical School, Div of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Adjunct Instructor in Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title:
The Prevalence and predictors of trichomonas infection in incarcerated women

Bree Weaver, MDBree Ashley Weaver, MD

Positions: Assistant Research Professor of Medicine/Part-time Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics/Dept of Internal Medicine, Div of Infectious Diseases /Dept of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine Indiana University School of Medicine

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title:
Acquisition of Genital and Oral Human Papillomavirus in Adolescent Males


2009

Eric BuhiEric Buhi, MPH, PhD

Positions: Assistant Professor, Dept of Community and Family Health/College of Public Health, University of South Florida

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title:
Internet sex-seeking behaviors and associated STD risks among youth visiting publicly funded teen health clinics


2008

Alia Al-Tayyib, PhD, MSPH

Positions: Assistant Research Scientist, HIV/STI Prevention and Control, Denver Public Health Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title:
Detecting Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infection Using Respondent Driven Sampling

Loida Bonney, MD, MPHLoida Bonney, MPH, MD

Positions: Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Rollins School of Public Health

ASTDA Funded Research Project Title:
Identifying Barriers and Facilitators of HPV Vaccination of Minority Women