425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202
PhD, John Hopkins 1977
BA, University of Texas 1968
Social networks; HIV/AIDS; Family
Research methods, theory, statistics
RECENT GRANTS: Networks of Heterosexual Risk and HIV (RO1 4/08 - 3/13) Principal Investigator; National Institute of Child Health and Human Development The purpose of this project is to investigate the critical pathway for heterosexual transmission of HIV from HIV positive persons to their HIV negative sexual partners and thus to other HIV negative persons in the general population.
Community Based Research on Drug Use Networks, Phase II (RO1 9/00 - 9/06) Role: Principal Investigator; National Institute on Drug Abuse The purpose of this project was to investigate the role of emotional attachment and network turnover on HIV transmission. The project collected a sample of 202 persons, both drug users and nonusers, who were interviewed at 3-month intervals for 4 years about their drug use and other network relationships.