Kirsty Brittain is a Research Officer and PhD student in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Her research interests include psychosocial aspects of maternal, child and adolescent health, including adherence and engagement in HIV care, behavioural risk factors, and mental health problems. Her current work focusses on pregnant and postpartum women living with HIV, with a particular emphasis on HIV-status disclosure and experiences of stigma. She teaches Introduction to Epidemiology as part of the Master of Public Health programme.
School of Public Health and Family Medicine
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Cape Town