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Michael
D.
Sweat
,
PhD

Professor
Michael Sweat

Departmental Affiliations

Affiliated
Division
Social and Behavioral Interventions

Contact Info

Medical University of South Carolina, 176 Croghan Spur Road, Suite 104
Charleston
South Carolina
29407
US        

Research Interests

  • International Health
  • Disease Control
  • HIV/AIDS intervention research
  • emphasis on HIV counseling and testing
  • epidemiologic modeling of AIDS epidemics
  • economic impact assessment
  • cost-effectiveness analysis of interventions
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
MA
Emory University
1989
PhD
Emory University
1992
Overview

HIV/AIDS intervention research; emphasis on HIV counseling and testing, epidemiologic modeling of AIDS epidemics, economic impact assessment; cost-effectiveness analysis of interventions; HIV voluntary counseling and testing; synthesis and meta-analysis.

Select Publications
  • W. Moss, M Bentley, D. Ayuko, O.Egessah, M. Sweat, P. Nyarang’o, J. Zenilman, A. Chemtai, and N. Halsey. “Foundations for Effective Strategies to Control Sexually Transmitted Infections: Voices from Rural Kenya”. AIDS Care. Vol. 11 No. 1. Pp 95-113. 1999.

  • Maman S; Campbell J; Sweat MD; Gielen AC. “The intersections of HIV and violence: Directions for future research and interventions.”. Soc Sci Med. 2000 Feb;50(4):459-78..

  • Claudes Kamenga, Michael Sweat, Isabelle De Zoysa, Gina Dallebetta, Thomas Coates, et al.“The Voluntary HIV-1 Counseling and Testing Efficacy Study: Design and Methods”. AIDS and Behavior. Vol. 4. No. 1. March 2000.

  • Donald Balmer, Olga Grinstead, Francis Kihuho, Steven Gregorich, Michael Sweat, Claudes Kamenga, et al. “Characteristics of Individuals and Couples Seeking HIV-1 Prevention Services in Nairobi, Kenya: The Voluntary HIV-1 Counseling and Testing Efficacy Study”. AIDS and Behavior. Vol. 4. No. 1. March 2000.

  • Gloria Sangiwa, Olga Grinstead, Margaret Hogan, Davis Mwakagile, Japhet Killewo, Steven Gregorich, Claudes Kamenga, Michael Sweat, et al. “Characteristics of Individuals and Couples Seeking HIV-1 Prevention Services in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: The Voluntary HIV-1 Counseling and Testing Efficacy Study”. AIDS and Behavior. Vol. 4. No. 1. March 2000.

Projects
Community - Based Vct : Tanzania
Hiv Intervention Effectiveness In Developing Countries
Establishing Efficacy Of A 100% Condom Program For Dominican Republic
The Effect Of ART On Sexual Risk Behavior In India
Synthesizing HIV Intervention Effectiveness
The Johns Hopkins Fogarty AIDS International Training & Research Program (AITRP)