GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Dr. Franke’s research focuses on risk factors for adverse outcomes among individuals with HIV and/or tuberculosis and the identification of effective care delivery strategies for these patient populations. In 2011, she received the Parker B. Francis Fellowship to study modifiable risk factors for tuberculosis in children. Specifically, she is examining the role of dietary factors on disease risk among Peruvian children.
Dr. Franke earned a BA degree in sociology and Spanish at Colby College in 2001. She then went to work as a research analyst for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Epidemiology & Immunization Surveillance Program and as a research assistant with Partners In Health in Lima, Peru. In 2004, she initiated studies in the Sc.D. degree program in epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. After completing her degree in 2010 she joined the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. In addition to pursuing independent research, Dr. Franke is a member of the Global Health Research Core. In this role, she serves as lead epidemiologist and analyst for multiple research projects of the Global Health Delivery Partnership.
The Pediatric infectious disease journal, July 1, 2011
Emerging infectious diseases, June 1, 2011
PLoS medicine, May 3, 2011
Lancet (London, England), December 8, 2010
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, September 15, 2010
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, April 22, 2010
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, April 1, 2010
Bulletin of the World Health Organization, August 1, 2009
AIDS and behavior, October 8, 2008
Malaria journal, August 27, 2008