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Gina M. Wingood  

Updated: 03/18/2011    [update]
Professor (Graduate Faculty)

Agnes Moore Faculty Endowment in HIV/AIDS Research

Department of:
Behavioral Sciences and Health Education

Rollins School of Public Health
1518 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
gwingoo@sph.emory.edu
tel: (404) 727-0241

ScD, 1995, Harvard University School of Public Health
MPH, 1990, University of California, Berkeley
 
Selected Research Projects:

STARS: An HIV Prevention Program for African-American Women
(Role: Principal Investigator)

NIMH
5 years
The goal of project is to evaluate the efficacy of a gender and culturally congruent intervention to reduce African-American women's (N=1200 women) risk of HIV.

EBAN: An HIV prevention program for serodiscordant couples
(Role: Principal Investigator)
NIMH
5 years
The goal of project is to evaluate the efficacy of a culturally congruent intervention to reduce African-American serodiscordant couples (N= 200 couples) risk of STDs and HIV.

Project SHAWL: The Social Health of African-American and White Women
(Role: Principal Investigator)

NICHD
5 years
The goal of project is to apply the Theory of Gender and Power to examine social and gender factors (abuse, social influences, discrimination, stigma) that increase women's vulnerability to adverse sexual health conditions. This study is a nationally probability sample of 700 African-American women and 700 White women 20 - 45 years of age. 

P4
(Role: Principal Investigator)
NIH
4 years
The goal of project is to design a faith-based HIV prevention program for African American women and assess its feasibility, efficacy, adoption, implementation and sustainability within various faith communities within Atlanta.

 

 
Selected Publications:
Wingood, G. M
.
The feminization of the HIV Epidemic
Journal of Urban Health
, in press: in press, 2003.
 
Wingood, G. M
., DiClemente, R.J., Harrington, K., and Davies, S.L.
Body image and African-American Females' Sexual Health
Women's Health and Gender-Based Medicine
, 11: 433-439, 2002.
 
Wingood, G. M
., and DiClemente, R.J.
Application of the Theory of Gender and Power to examine the exposures, risk factors and effective HIV interventions for women
Health Education & Behavior
, 27: 539-565, 2001.
 
Wingood, G. M
., and DiClemente, R.J.
Consequences of having a physically abusive partner on the condom use and sexual negotiation practices of young adult African American women
AJPH
, 87: 1016-1018, 1997.
 
Wingood, G. M
., and DiClemente, R.J.
HIV sexual risk-reduction interventions for women: A review
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
, 12: 209-217, 1996.
 
DiClemente, R.J., and
Wingood, G. M
.
A randomized controlled social skills trial: An HIV sexual risk-reduction intervention among young adult African-American women
Journal of the American Medical Association
, 274: 1271-1276, 1995.
 
 
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