Sarah Kulkarni, MPH

Associate Director

Sarah Kulkarni is the Associate Director of the ISPH. She has fifteen years of international and domestic research and programmatic experience. As the Associate Director, Sarah leads the strategic planning efforts of the ISPH, including positioning the ISPH for future growth opportunities, while managing all aspects of the program’s operations, such as overseeing pre-award and post-award planning and execution, financial management and resource development to ensure viability and sustainability. Additionally, Sarah substantively contributes to the institution’s research projects, focusing on project management, human subjects’ protections, tool development, and data collection launch and dissemination. She has domestic and international expertise deploying large study teams, developing site assessments, designing qualitative and quantitative data collection instruments, establishing standard study protocols, creating training materials, developing data management systems, and ensuring strict compliance of all domestic and international regulations.

Sarah holds an MPH from Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health.

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Stevens ER, Nucifora KA, Irvine MK, Penrose K, Robertson M, Kulkarni S, Robbins R, Abraham B, Nash D, Braithwaite RS. Cost-effectiveness of HIV care coordination scale-up among persons at high risk for sub-optimal HIV care outcomes. PLoS One. 2019 Apr 25;14(4):e0215965. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215965. eCollection 2019.

DiLorenzo MA, Parcesepe A, Tymejczyk O, Hoffman S, Elul B, Weiser SD, Remien RH, Kulkarni SG, Gadisa T, Melaku Z, Nash D. Psychosocial Factors Associated with Food Insufficiency Among People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH) Initiating ART in Ethiopia. AIDS Behav. 2019 Apr 15. doi: 10.1007/s10461-019-02505-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Parcesepe AM, Nash D, Tymejczyk O, Reidy W, Kulkarni SG, Elul B. Gender, HIV-Related Stigma, and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Adults Enrolling in HIV Care in Tanzania. AIDS Behav. 2019 Mar 30. doi: 10.1007/s10461-019-02480-1. [Epub ahead of print]

Parcesepe AM, Nash D, Tymejczyk O, Reidy W, Kulkarni SG, Elul B. Gender Differences and Psychosocial Factors Associated with Problem Drinking Among Adults Enrolling in HIV Care in Tanzania. AIDS Behav. 2018 Nov 21. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2340-x. [Epub ahead of print]

Horn T, Sherwood J, Remien RH, Nash D, Auerbach JD. Treatment Action Group and Foundation for Aids Research HIV Prevention Continuum Working Group. Towards an integrated primary and secondary HIV prevention continuum for the United States: a cyclical process model. J Int AIDS Soc. 2016 Nov 17;19(1):21263. doi: 10.7448/IAS.19.1.21263. eCollection 2016.

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