GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Dr. Franke applies robust epidemiologic methods to intractable conditions disproportionately affecting poor people in diverse settings around the world. Her research spans infectious diseases (tuberculosis [TB], HIV, cholera) and chronic diseases (diabetes, hypertension, depression) and focuses on the identification of effective care delivery strategies for patients with these conditions.
Dr. Franke earned a BA degree in sociology and Spanish from Colby College. 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. While pursuing her doctoral degree in epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, she conducted field research at Partners In Health sites in Peru and Rwanda. She joined the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine in 2010. 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, including projects based in Haiti, Papua New Guinea, and Mexico.
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
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