• Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health

4 Storch St.
P.O. Box 20752
Windhoek
Namibia

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Biography 

Mark Shepard has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of public health surveillance, local public health policy development, health education, health program management, and applied research. His interests include infectious disease epidemiology, program evaluation, and supervision of student theses and public health practica.

Education 
  • DrPH (University of Texas (Houston))
  • MPH (Tulane University)
  • BA (Washington University)
Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
Health Topics 
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Metrics and Evaluation
  • Operations Research
  • Quality Improvement
Publications 

MacLachlan EW, Potter K, Hamunime N, Shepard-Perry MG, Uusiku J, Simwanza R, Brandt LJ, O'Malley G, "We are now free to speak": Qualitative Evaluation of an Education and Empowerment Training for HIV Patients in Namibia. PLoS One. 2016 Apr 7;11(4):e0153042.

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 an HIV disclosure program in Namibia.” JAIDS 2015; 68(1):e1-e7.

Brandt, Laura; Beima-Sofie, Kristin; Hamunime, Ndapewa; Shepard, Mark; Ferris, Larissa; Ingo, Paulina; John-Stewart, Grace; O’Malley, Gabrielle, “Growing-up just like everyone else: key components of a successful pediatric HIV disclosure intervention in Namibia.” AIDS 2015; 29: S81–S89.

Nepal V, Banerjee D, Perry M, Scott D. Disaster preparedness of linguistically-
isolated populations: Practical issues for planners. Health Promotion Practice. (in press) published online March 21, 2011, DOI: 10.1177/1524839910384932.

Nepal V, Banerjee D, Perry M. Prenatal barriers in an inner city neighborhood of Houston, Texas. Journal of Primary Care & Community Health 2011; 2(1): 33-36.