Elizabeth M. Stringer

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Elizabeth M. Stringer was born in Birmingham, AL, USA, in 1969. She received her undergraduate degree from Davidson College. After finishing the medical school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1997, she went on to complete a residency in obstetrics and gynecology. After completion of her residency, Stringer continued to work for UAB but relocated to Lusaka, Zambia, where she has been living since 2001. Stringer received an M.S. degree from the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in 2006 in epidemiology. In Zambia, Stringer was involved in clinical work at the University Teaching Hospital in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has worked to implement and expand prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV services in Lusaka and has continually advocated for more efficacious regiments to pregnant HIV-infected women in Zambia. She has published extensively on the effectiveness of PMTCT. Other areas of her research include maternal and child health as well as contraceptive use in HIV-infected women. Currently, she is an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrician/Gynecologists and a Member of the International AIDS Society.

Biography Updated on 15 March 2012

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