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Anita Raj

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolHealth Sciences
Phone858-246-0066
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    Mississippi College, Clinton, MS BS1991Biology
    University of Georigia, Athens, GAMS1995Psychology
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA PhD1996Psychology
    University of Alabama, Birmingham; University of Georgia, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Birmingham, AL; Athens, GAPost-Doctoral Fellowship1996-97Association of Teachers of Preventative Medicine STI/HIV
    Boston University of Public Health, Boston, MAPost-Doctoral Training, Senior Researcher1997-98
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    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 2016UC San Diego Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Scholar Mentoring
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA2015UC San Diego Faculty Research Lecturer Award
    YWCA, San Diego, CA 2014YWCA TWIN Award Recipient, Nominee for Humanitarian Award
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA2009Excellence in Teaching Award, Course: Race/Ethnicity and Health
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA2006Excellence in Teaching Award, Course: Public Health & Women
    2005Chosen Member of Academic Keys Who's Who in Health Sciences Education (WWHSE)
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA2004Excellence in Teaching Award, Course: Race/Ethnicity & Health
    Centers for Substance Abuse Prevention, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA1999  - 2001Substance Abuse Prevention Faculty Fellow
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA 1995  - 1996University-Wide Minority Research Fellow

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    Epidemiologic and qualitative assessment of gendered, social, and cultural vulnerabilities compromising reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent health across national settings.

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    Collaborative research and training to improve understanding of the current state of gender equity and health in India using NFHS data
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation OPP1179208Nov 7, 2017 - Oct 31, 2020
    Gendered Analysis of Udaya Study Data to Inform RKSK in India
    Packard Foundation 2017-66705Nov 1, 2017 - Oct 31, 2018
    Linking Russian Narcology & HIV Care to Enhance Treatment, Retention & Outcomes - Part II
    NIH/NIDA R01DA045547Sep 15, 2017 - Jul 31, 2018
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Enhancing male participation in interventions to prevent unintended pregnancy
    NIH/NICHD R01HD084453Sep 1, 2017 - May 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Strengthening evidence base in support of behavior and social change interventions to end child marriage.
    United Nations Children's Fund 20160656Mar 14, 2017 - Mar 13, 2020
    Measuring Gender Equity and Empowerment for Monitoring and Evaluation: Identifying and Addressing Gaps in the Field (EMERGE)
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation OPP1163682Nov 9, 2016 - Oct 31, 2019
    Evaluating a Structural and Behavioral HIV Risk Reduction Program for Black Men
    NIH/NIMH R01MH096657Aug 6, 2012 - May 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Gender Equity-Focused, Male-Centered Family Planning for Rural India
    NIH/NICHD R01HD061115Sep 30, 2009 - Mar 31, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Using CBPR to Address HIV Risk in Heterosexual Black Men: The MEN Count Program
    NIH/NIMH R21MH085614Apr 15, 2009 - Mar 31, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Enhancing HIV Risk Reduction Among Indian Women with Risky Husbands
    NIH/NIMH R21MH085312Sep 30, 2008 - Jun 30, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator
    PS03-097, Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative (MARI)
    CDC/NCHHSTP U65PS123364Sep 30, 2003 - Sep 29, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator
    HIV RISK AMONG SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN IN THE US
    NIH/NIMH R03MH059614Sep 30, 1998 - Aug 31, 2000
    Role: Principal Investigator

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