Madellena Conte is a Research Assistant at the ISPH. Her work focuses on understanding how patient preferences can inform intervention and clinic design, particularly in the context of HIV care. Her research involves the use of discrete choice experiments (DCEs), a research tool commonly used in marketing, to quantify preferences and trade-offs in decision making. She brings experience designing and constructing a DCE to identify preferences for clinic-based interventions to improve retention in care amongst homeless and unstably housed people living with HIV in San Francisco.
Madellena earned her BA from Dartmouth College and her Masters of Science in Global Health from the University of California, San Francisco. She is an M.D. Candidate at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.