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Roberta Horth

TitleRSCH DATA ANL 4
SchoolUCSF Chancellor/EVC/FAS
DepartmentPrevention & Public Health
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Tulane UniversityPhD2013Public Health
    Yale UniversityMPH2008Global Health
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    UCSF School of Medicine2012Great People Award

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    Roberta Horth is a technical advisor with UCSF Global Health Sciences where she supports CDC-PEPFAR funded HIV surveillance projects among key populations. Dr. Horth has developed materials and conducted several workshops for public health leaders in the topic areas of sampling techniques, including respondent driven sampling, cluster and time location sampling, data management, data analysis and scientific writing.

    She previously served as the in-country Program Manager of PEPFAR-funded HIV surveillance projects in Mozambique. During that time, the Mozambique team, under the leadership of Dr. Horth, led several integrated behavioral surveillance surveys (IBBS) in key populations at higher risk for HIV infection, including Men that have Sex with Men, Female Sex Workers, Long-distance Truck Drivers and Mineworkers, and People Who Inject Drugs. The team also supported an HIV sentinel survey among pregnant women attending antenatal care (ANC) and an assessment of the utility of program data from ANC for surveillance purposes. The team also provided mentoring and technical assistance to other sub-Saharan countries, including Namibia and South Africa.

    Prior to working at UCSF she was an Allen Rosenfield ASPH fellow with the Epidemiology and Strategic Information Branch of the CDC's Center for Global Health, Division of Global HIV/AIDS. In this capacity, she worked in implementing a national HIV/AIDS ANC survey and assessments of the utility of routine PMTCT program data for surveillance purposes in Angola and Mozambique.


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    1. Sathane I, Horth R, Young P, Inguane C, Nalá R, Miranda AE, Lane T, Raymond HF, Cummings B, McFarland W. Risk Factors Associated with HIV Among Men Who Have Sex Only with Men and Men Who Have Sex with Both Men and Women in Three Urban Areas in Mozambique. AIDS Behav. 2016 Oct; 20(10):2296-308. PMID: 27059491.
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    2. Augusto Âdo R, Young PW, Horth RZ, Inguane C, Sathane I, Ngale K, Benedetti M, Cummings B, Botão CF, Baltazar CA, Frank H, Fagan J, Fisher Raymond H, McFarland W. High Burden of HIV Infection and Risk Behaviors Among Female Sex Workers in Three Main Urban Areas of Mozambique. AIDS Behav. 2016 Apr; 20(4):799-810. PMID: 26238035.
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    3. Botão C, Horth RZ, Frank H, Cummings B, Inguane C, Sathane I, McFarland W, Fisher Raymond H, Young PW. Prevalence of HIV and Associated Risk Factors Among Long Distance Truck Drivers in Inchope, Mozambique, 2012. AIDS Behav. 2016 Apr; 20(4):811-20. PMID: 26395193.
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    4. Horth RZ, Cummings B, Young PW, Mirjahangir J, Sathane I, Nalá R, Lane T, Raymond HF. Correlates of HIV Testing Among Men Who have Sex with Men in Three Urban Areas of Mozambique: Missed Opportunities for Prevention. AIDS Behav. 2015 Nov; 19(11):1978-89. PMID: 25987189; PMCID: PMC4598353.
    5. Nalá R, Cummings B, Horth R, Inguane C, Benedetti M, Chissano M, Sathane I, Young P, da Silva D, Mirjahangir J, Grasso M, Fisher Raymond H, McFarland W, Lane T. Men who have sex with men in Mozambique: identifying a hidden population at high-risk for HIV. AIDS Behav. 2015 Feb; 19(2):393-404. PMID: 25234252; PMCID: PMC4341016.
    6. Baltazar CS, Horth R, Inguane C, Sathane I, César F, Ricardo H, Botão C, Augusto Â, Cooley L, Cummings B, Raymond HF, Young PW. HIV prevalence and risk behaviors among Mozambicans working in South African mines. AIDS Behav. 2015 Feb; 19 Suppl 1:S59-67. PMID: 25398418; PMCID: PMC4352189.
    7. Young PW, Mahomed M, Horth R, Shiraishi RW, Jani IV. Routine data from prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) HIV testing not yet ready for HIV surveillance in Mozambique: a retrospective analysis of matched test results. BMC Infect Dis. 2013; 13:96. PMID: 23432847; PMCID: PMC3598230.
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