Our Team

HLB-SIMPLe is led by a multidisciplinary team of experts, each bringing unique knowledge and skills to the table. Fields represented include public health, health equity, infectious disease, HIV prevention and care, cardiovascular health, health behavior change, epidemiology, physiology, clinical research, implementation science, and health systems strengthening. Together, these researchers are at the forefront of efforts to improve cardiovascular outcomes for individuals living with HIV, driving transformative change through their collaborative research endeavors.

Botswana (InterCARE project) MPIs

Mosepele Mosepele (Contact PI)

Mosepele Mosepele (Contact PI)

University of Botswana

Tendani Gaolathe

Tendani Gaolathe

University of Botswana

Shabbar Jaffar

Shabbar Jaffar

University College London

Mozambique (SCALE-SAIA-HTN project) MPIs

Ana Mocumbi (Contact PI)

Ana Mocumbi (Contact PI)

Universidade Eduardo Mondlane

Sarah Gimbel

Sarah Gimbel

University of Washington

Nigeria (MAP-IT project) MPIs

Dike Ojji (Contact PI)

Dike Ojji (Contact PI)

University of Abuja

Angela Attah

Angela Attah

Akwa Ibom State Primary Healthcare Development Agency

Juliet Iwelunmor

Juliet Iwelunmor

Washington University in St. Louis

Ogedegbe Olgugbenga

Ogedegbe Olgugbenga

New York University

South Africa (iHEART-SA project) MPIs

Francois Venter (Contact PI)

Francois Venter (Contact PI)

University of the Witwatersrand

Mohammed K. Ali

Mohammed K. Ali

Emory University

Vincent Marconi

Vincent Marconi

Emory University

Uganda (PULESA project) MPIs

Fred Semitala (Contact PI)

Fred Semitala (Contact PI)

Makarere University

Chris Longenecker

Chris Longenecker

University of Washington

Zambia (TASKPEN project) MPIs

Wilbroad Mutale       (Contact PI)

Wilbroad Mutale (Contact PI)

University of Zambia

Michael Herce

Michael Herce

University of North Carolina

Research Coordinating Center MPIs

Kenneth Schechtman (Contact PI)

Kenneth Schechtman (Contact PI)

Washington University in St. Louis

Victor Davila-Roman

Victor Davila-Roman

Washington University in St. Louis

Elvin Geng

Elvin Geng

Washington University in St. Louis

Treva Rice

Treva Rice

Washington University in St. Louis