Kathryn Whetten

Kathryn Whetten
Director, Center for Health Policy

Office Location: 446 Erwin Terrace
Office Phone: (919) 613-5430
Office Fax: (919) 613-5466
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Research Interests: Health Services and Management, Health Inequalities

Research: Understanding of health-related issues for the poor, disenfranchised and chronically ill; HIV/AIDS in the Deep South and less wealthy countries.

Recent Publications   (More Publications)
  1. Reif, S; Safley, D; McAllaster, C; Wilson, E; Whetten, K, State of HIV in the US Deep South., Journal of Community Health (February, 2017) [doi]  [abs].
  2. Gray, CL; Pence, BW; Messer, LC; Ostermann, J; Whetten, RA; Thielman, NM; O'Donnell, K; Whetten, K, Civic engagement among orphans and non-orphans in five low- and middle-income countries., Globalization and Health, vol. 12 no. 1 (October, 2016), pp. 61  [abs].
  3. Reddy, EA; Agala, CB; Maro, VP; Ostermann, J; Pence, BW; Itemba, DK; Safley, D; Yao, J; Thielman, NM; Whetten, K, Test site predicts HIV care linkage and antiretroviral therapy initiation: a prospective 3.5¬†year cohort study of HIV-positive testers in northern Tanzania., BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 16 (September, 2016), pp. 497 [doi]  [abs].
  4. Gray, CL; Whetten, K; Messer, LC; Whetten, RA; Ostermann, J; O'Donnell, K; Thielman, NM; Pence, BW, Potentially traumatic experiences and sexual health among orphaned and separated adolescents in five low- and middle-income countries., AIDS Care, vol. 28 no. 7 (July, 2016), pp. 857-865 [doi]  [abs].
  5. Lee, C; Whetten, K; Omer, S; Pan, W; Salmon, D, Hurdles to herd immunity: Distrust of government and vaccine refusal in the US, 2002-2003., Vaccine, vol. 34 no. 34 (July, 2016), pp. 3972-3978 [doi]  [abs].
Teaching (Fall 2017):
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