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 New England journal of medicine, August 7, 2008
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, June 15, 2008
World hospitals and health services : the official journal of the International Hospital Federation, January 1, 2008
The Clinical investigator, July 1, 1992
The Journal of infectious diseases, November 1, 1990
Die Dritte Welt, January 1, 1980