• Clinical Associate Professor, Global Health
Laura Brandt

International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH)
P.O. Box 6275
Windhoek
Namibia

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Biography 

Dr. Laura Brandt is the Clinical Director for I-TECH Namibia. Teaching interests include clinical aspects of HIV and TB with a particular focus on Pediatric HIV and TB.

Education 
  • DTM&H (Wiltwatersrand University (South Africa))
  • MD (Cornell University)
  • BA (University of California (Santa Barbara))
Country Affiliations 
Health Topics 
  • Child and Adolescent Health (incl. Pediatrics)
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Infectious Diseases
  • TB
Expertise 

HIV/AIDS, tropical public health, health management

Publications 

Maclachlan, E, Shepard-Perry M, Ingo P, Uusiku J, Mushimba R, Simwanza R, Likoro J, Brandt LJ, Thomas KK, Kasonka C, Hamunime N, O'Malley G. Evaluating the effectiveness of patient education and empowerment to improve patient – provider interactions in antiretroviral therapy clinics in Namibia. AIDS Care 2015;DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2015.1124975

Brandt L, Beima-Sofie K, Hamunime N, Shepar M, Ferris L, Ingo P, John-Stewart G, O’Malley G. 2015. Growing-up just like everyone else: key components of a successful pediatric HIV disclosure intervention in Namibia. AIDS. 2015 June; 29, -Supplement 1:S81-S89.

O'Malley G, Beima-Sofie K, Feris L, Shepard-Perry M, Hamunime N, John-Stewart G, Kaindjee-Tjituka F, Brandt L. “If I Take My Medicine, I Will Be Strong: Evaluation of a Pediatric HIV Disclosure Intervention in Namibia. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Jan 1;68(1:e1–e7.