Mechanisms Linking Gender-Based Violence to Worse HIV Treatment and Care Outcomes among Women in the United States

Jennifer is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Substance use Disorders Treatment and Services Research Traineeship in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. She has content expertise in substance use research, and training in epidemiological methods. Her program of interdisciplinary research is focused on advancing intervention science for people who use drugs, with a special focus on addressing the needs of women who use drugs who are living with HIV or at high-risk of acquiring HIV. Her work considers how social, economic and political factors shape risk and resilience among populations who engage in substance use.