Rites of passage and HIV/AIDS prevention: Traditional male circumcision in Western Kenya

The Globalization Research Center-Africa presents a talk by Paula Tavrow as part of the HIV/AIDS Winter Lecture Series.

Thursday, February 21, 2008
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
4276 Bunche Hall
4th floor
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Paula Tavrow Bio:

  • Paula Tavrow, PhD, has been Director of the Bixby Program in Population and Reproductive Health and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at UCLA's School of Public Health since 2002.  Dr. Tavrow's main interest is in developing effective community-based approaches to improve public health in Eastern and Southern Africa.  For the past decade, she has conducted research on health services quality and adolescent reproductive health in Western Kenya.  She received her PhD in Health Services Organization and Policy from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Next in the Series:

  • The next lecture in the series will be “Scaling up HIV treatment in Africa: Barriers, challenges and opportunities,” by Professor Jennifer Sayles, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine.  The talk will be on Thursday, February 28 in 10367 Bunche Hall from 12 – 1 PM.

Enter campus at Wyton Drive and Hilgard Avenue. For campus map, directions, transportation options to UCLA, visit www.ucla.edu/map.

Cost : Free and open to the public; pay station and all-day parking ($8) available in lot 3.

Globalization Research Center-Africa310-267-4054


Sponsor(s): Globalization Research Center - Africa