Victoria Elizabeth Wells, M.D., Dr.P.H. 31 March 2003 ADDRESS: Suite 100, 1400 16 St.

, NW Washington, DC 20036 202-667-1142 vwells@cedpa.org Director, ENABLE Project (>$30,000,000 5-year USAID centrally-funded project, Centre for Development and Population Activities)  Strategy Development, Prioritization, Budgeting, Management   Direct supervision of five senior technical advisors, two mid-level technical advisors, two  program associates, and one country director/office (Senegal), among others  Leadership of programs in four additional country offices (Ghana, Nigeria, India, Nepal)   Supervisor of Monitoring and Evaluation team for all of CEDPA (including evaluations in Latin  America, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East) for one year 1971 1975 1976-77 1980 1982 1985 LICENSURE: 1981 1989 Valedictorian, Shaw High School, East Cleveland, Ohio A.B. magna cum laude (History and Science), Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Special student, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya M.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), Boston, MA Dr.P.H., (Epidemiology), HSPH, Boston, MA Massachusetts #55188 Ohio #58016
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POSITION:

EDUCATION:

BOARD CERTIFICATION: 1985 1990 LANGUAGES:

Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Occupational Medicine

English (native), French (excellent), Spanish (effective), Swahili (minimal)

AWARDS, HONORS, and GRANTS: 1971 1971 1976-77 1980 1981-83 1983-85 Martin Luther King Award, East Cleveland, Ohio. Junior Phi Beta Kappa, Cleveland, Ohio. Rotary Foundation International Fellowship, U.S.A.-Kenya. Award for Excellence in Family Medicine from the Ohio State Association of Family Practitioners. National Research Service Award from the National Institute for Environmental Health Science: 5 T02 ES07069. National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Mental Health: I T32 MH17119 01.
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AWARDS – Cont’d. 1992 1992 1999 YWCA Career Woman of Achievement, Cincinnati, Ohio. Nominee for 1992 Inspirational Award, City of Cincinnati, Ohio. Wells, V.E. Principal Investigator, “Assessment of Functional Health Literacy Among Patients Served in Primary Care Providers to the Poor Practice Settings,” Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, $138,885. Wells, V.E. Co-Investigator, “A Randomized Trial to Reduce Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke in Children with Asthma,” 1 R01 HL65731-01, National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, $1,819,841 (year 1: $554,905). Riley Lecturer 2002, Alfred University, Alfred, NY. Appointment to the Steering Committee for the XIIIth International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa

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CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: 1980-81 1983-86 1985-86 1987-95 1989-95 1992-95 1995 1996-1997 1997-2001 2000 Intern in Pediatrics (Flexible program), Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Physician Consultant, Burr Cooperative Nursery School, Auburndale, MA. General Practice, Beechwood Medical Center, Cohasset, Massachusetts. Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor, Occupational Health Clinic, University of Cincinnati (UC), Cincinnati, Ohio. Physician, Ambrose H. Clement Health Center, Regional Center for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Cincinnati, Ohio. Consulting Physician, United Steelworkers, Cincinnati, Ohio. Physician, General Practice, University Primary Care Associates, UC, Cincinnati. Physician, Kibera Community Center (volunteer), Nairobi, Kenya. Physician, Health Resource Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Physician Director, Medical Mission, Orangewalk, Belize (short term).

SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE: 2003 2002-03 2001-03 2000-01 1998-2001 1992-93 1992 Supervisor, Hubert Humphrey International Fellows Program. Supervisor, Bennington College’s Field Work Term. Supervisor of senior technical advisors, advisors, senior program associates, program associates, administrative assistants, and consultants for the ENABLE project. Supervisor, Rockdale School Health Program Supervisor, Research Team on Health Literacy, IHPHSR, UC Supervisor, Preventive Medicine Training Program, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Supervisor, Urban Health Project, University of Cincinnati.

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PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERIENCE: 1974 1977 Researcher, National Health Service, United Kingdom. Consultant, Evaluation of Rural Health Care Resources, University of Nairobi, Mwea, Kenya. 1977 Consultant, Evaluation of Measles Immunization Program, University of Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Tanzania. 1984-85 Technical Consultant in STDs, Family Health Int’l, Research Triangle Park, NC. 1986-88 Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, assigned to National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), Cincinnati, Ohio. 1988-89 Medical Officer, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio. 1989-95 Director of Epidemiology, Cincinnati Health Department, Cincinnati, Ohio. 1989-95 Consultant for Division of Training & Manpower Development, NIOSH, Cincinnati. 1990-pres. Consultant in Epidemiology and Statistics for Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. 1991-95 Consultant for International Chemical Workers Union, Cincinnati, Ohio. 1991-95 Consultant in Epidemiology for Department of Neurology, U.C., OH. 1992-95 Consultant in Epidemiology for the Applied Statistics Training Institute, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rockville, Maryland. 1993 Consultant on HIV Epidemiology, Family Health International, El Salvador. 1994 Evaluator of National MCH/FP Program, Development Associates, El Salvador. 1995-1997 Technical Advisor in AIDS and Child Survival, American Red Cross, seconded to USAID, Nairobi, Kenya. 1995-1997 Regional HIV-AIDS Advisor for East and Southern Africa, USAID. 1997-2001 Technical Advisor in HIV/AIDS for Africa, United States Agency for International Development. 1998-2001 Senior Epidemiologist, Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research, University of Cincinnati. 1998-2001 Associate Research Professor, Childrens’ Hospital Medical Center [CHMC], University of Cincinnati. 2001-present Director, ENABLE Project, Centre for Development and Population Activities.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 1975-78 1976-77 1978 1983-85 1986-95 Health Teacher, Cleveland Health Education Museum, Cleveland, Ohio. Family Planning Instructor, Bushiangala Secondary School, Bushiangala, Kenya (in Swahili). Sex Educator, Family Services, Cincinnati, Ohio. Teaching Fellow (and Seminar Leader) in Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts. Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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TEACHING – Cont’d. 1988-2001 1990 1990 1991 1991 1992 1992-2001 Director and Instructor, Occupational Epidemiology Courses, NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH. Instructor, IX Curso de Salud Ocupacional, Universidad de Carabobo, Maracay, Venezuela (in Spanish). Director and Instructor "Principles and Practice of Epidemiology: Focus on Psychiatric Issues," American Psychiatric Association, New York, New York. Epidemiology for the Non-Epidemiologist, Cincinnati Health Department, Cincinnati. Health Effects of Exposure to Chemicals, International Chemical Workers Union, Tampa, Florida. Principles of Toxicology, International Chemical Workers Union, Oak Ridge, TN. Director and Instructor "Epidemiology for the Non-Epidemiologist" Applied Statistics Training Institute, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Chicago, Illinois; Houston, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina. Director and Instructor, "Introduction to Occupational Epidemiology," Panama Canal Commission, Panama City, Panama. Supervisor, Urban Health Project, University of Cincinnati. Director and Instructor, "Occupational Epidemiology," American Industrial Hygiene Association, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Supervisor, Preventive Medicine Training Program, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Director and Instructor, "Epidemiology for the Administrator," American Hospital Association, Chicago, Illinois. “Introduction to Occupational Epidemiology,” Annual Meeting of Occupational and Environmental Health for the Uniformed Services, Norfolk, VA. “Introduction to Occupational Epidemiology,” Univ. of AK, Anchorage, AK. “The Socio-Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Xth International Conference on AIDS & STDs in Africa (ICASA), Kampala, Uganda. “Introduction to Epidemiology,” XIth International Conference on AIDS, Vancouver, BC. “Community Needs Assessment,” XIth International Conference on AIDS, Vancouver, BC. “Using Epidemiology and Evaluation Techniques for the Consultant,” Nairobi, Kenya. “Maternal to Child Transmission of HIV,” XIth International Conference on AIDS & STDs in Africa,” Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. “Women’s Rights and Reproductive Health,” Ghana National Association of Teachers, Accra, Ghana. “Optimizing the Relationship Between USAID and its Cooperating Agencies,” Training Course for Technical Advisors in AIDS and Child Survival, USAID, Washington, DC. “Setting up ARV Treatment Programs in Low Resource Countries: Tools for Estimating Annual Costs,” George Washington University.

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INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: 1974 1976 1977 1977 1990 1992 1992 1993 1994 1994 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996 1996 1996 1997 1997 1997 1997 2000 2001 2001 2001 2002 2002 2002 2003 United Kingdom: Research on National Health Service Kenya: Education, Research, and Clinical Services in a Rural Health Center Kenya: Consultant on Health Care Resources Tanzania: Consultant on Measles Program Venezuela (Spanish): Consultant in Occupational Health Panama: Training in Epidemiology Canada: Training in Epidemiology El Salvador (Spanish): Consultant on STDs/HIV/AIDS El Salvador (Spanish): Team leader for Maternal & Child Health Project Eval’n Kenya: Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in East and Southern Africa and USAID's HIV/AIDS Projects Zambia: Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Prevention Projects Tanzania: Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Prevention Projects Kenya: Surveillance of STDS; Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices (KAP) Survey Ethiopia: Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Prevention Projects Uganda: Invited member to "Workshop on the Status and Trends of the HIV/AIDS Epidemics in Africa," Cosponsored by AIDSCAP and the HSPH Rwanda (French): Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS Madagascar (French): Design of HIV/AIDS Prevention Project Kenya, Uganda: Cost of Integrating STD/HIV/AIDS with Family Planning and Primary Care Programs Malawi: Evaluation of Efficacy of Training in STD Syndromic Management Tanzania: Review of Tanzania AIDS Project Zimbabwe: Review of Zimbabwe AIDS Prevention and Control Project Kenya: AIDS Impact Modeling and Modeling Method Mix Belize: Community Health Services Senegal (French): Women’s Reproductive Health and Empowerment Senegal (French): HIV/AIDS and Youth Ghana: Integrating Education in Reproductive Health and Youth Empowerment with Secondary School Education through the Ghana National Association of Teachers India: Expanding Program of Community Based Distributors to include HIV Prevention Nepal: Expanding Program of Communication Action Groups to include Adolescents Senegal (French): Integrating Programs in Women’s Empowerment, Youth, HIV/AIDS, and Expansion to New Target Groups Child Survival Activities in Ghana

PRESENTATIONS: 1980 1981 1984 "Conception and Contraception," Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, Ohio "Toxic Shock Syndrome," Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio "The Nature and Occurrence of Depression in Adolescence," Clinical Pharmacology Symposium, Human Resource Institute, Boston, MA
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PRESENTATIONS – Cont’d. 1985 1987 1987 1988 1988 "The Epidemiology of Depression in Adolescents," Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland "The Predictive Value of Screening for Illicit Drugs in the Workplace," Plenary Speech, Society for Epidemiologic Research, Amherst, Massachusetts "Reproductive Hazards in the Workplace," Annual Conference of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Cincinnati, Ohio "Methylene Chloride and Male Reproductive Health," EIS Regional Conference, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts "The Predictive Value of Screening for Illicit Drugs in the Workplace," American Occupational Medicine Association, New Orleans, Louisiana; American Psychiatric Association, Montreal, Canada "NIOSH Selection of Chemicals and Study Populations," Symposium on Reproductive Hazards in the Workplace (NIEHS/NIOSH), Cincinnati, Ohio "Biomarkers in Reproductive Epidemiology," University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati "The Epidemiology of Sexual Transmitted Diseases Which Affect the Perinatal Period," Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati "The Epidemiology of STDs in Cincinnati," Bethesda Hospital, Cincinnati "HIV and Health Care Workers," Cincinnati Health Department, Cincinnati "Hepatitis Update," Cincinnati Health Department, Cincinnati "The Epidemiology of HIV, AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases," Bethesda Hospital Infectious Disease Update, Cincinnati "Occupational Health Education in Latin America; Translating Information: A ThreeStep Process," APHA, Atlanta, Georgia "A National Health Program: The Role of the Epidemiologist" APHA, Atlanta "The Public Health Cost of the War in the Persian Gulf," APHA, Atlanta, GA "Making Real the Year 2000 Objectives," APHA Conference, Atlanta, GA "The CES-D as a Screen for Depression in Adolescents," APHA, Atlanta, GA "Closing the Gap: Does all our Work Help the Worker?" APHA, Atlanta, GA "Toxic Effects of Chemical Exposures," International Chemical Workers Union, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania "Epidemiology in Cincinnati," Grand Rounds, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati "STDs in Cincinnati," Bethesda Hospital Continuing Education Seminar 'Immunizations in Childhood and Adulthood," Leadership Cincinnati Seminar, Cincinnati "Syphilis in Cincinnati," USAID, Nairobi, Kenya "The Advantages and Disadvantages of Integration," Regional Workshop on Setting the Africa Agenda: Integration of STDs/HIV into MCH/FP Programs, Nairobi. "Gender Issues in HIV/AIDS Epidemiology in Africa," Gender and AIDS Workshop, Mombasa, Kenya "Youth and HIV," International Students Against AIDS Conference, Nairobi "HIV/AIDS Epidemiology in Eastern and Southern Africa," USAID, Nairobi "HIV in Teenagers," Hillcrest School, Nairobi "Gender and AIDS in East and Southern Africa," Xlth International Conference on AIDS, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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1988 1989 1990 1990 1990 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1992 1992 1992-4 1993 1994 1995 1995 1995 1996 1996 1996

PRESENTATIONS – Cont’d. 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1997 1998 1999 1999 2000 2000 2000 2000 2001 2001 2001 "Epidemiology of HIV in East and Southern Africa," APHA, New York "Mental Health in Rwanda: Where the Population is the Patient," APHA, NY "HIV/AIDS in East and Southern Africa: Are Prevention Programs Working?" APHA, NY "The Prevention of HIV and Safer Sex Promotion," APHA, New York "Sex, Sexuality, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases," World AIDS Day, University of Nairobi, Kenya “Evaluating the Effectiveness of HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs,” ICASA, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire “The Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Univ. of Cincinnati “Environmental Tobacco Smoke and its Relationship to Asthma,” Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Other Mental Disorders Following the US Embassy Bombing in Nairobi,” University of Cincinnati “Stress among Kenyans Exposed to the 1998 Bombing of the US Embassy in Nairobi,” American Psychiatric Association annual meeting, Chicago “Depression among Kenyans Exposed to the 1998 Bombing of the US Embassy in Nairobi,” American Psychiatric Association annual meeting, Chicago “Global Epidemiology of HIV,” University of Cincinnati “Public Health Surveillance and Response to Reportable Diseases,” CHMC “International HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Prevention,” Centre for Development and Population Activities, Washington, DC “Women’s Empowerment in Africa,” USAID, Washington, DC “The Relationship between the Stage of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Prevention Programs in Africa, XIIth International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso “The Relationship between Women’s Empowerment and Reproductive Health,” Ghana National Association of Teachers, Accra, Ghana “Mobilizing Communities: Community-Based Care Through Non-Traditional Providers,” GHC/PAHO/USAID/World Bank Technical Seminar, Washington “Population, Power and Progress: How Women in Developing Countries are Champions for Change,” Riley Lecture, Alfred University, Alfred, New York “Development and Implementation of HIV Programming with Faith Based Organizations in Nigeria,” XIVth International AIDS Conference, Barcelona “Leveraging Resources for a Community-Based Vulnerable Children’s Project in Nigeria,” XIVth International AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain “Social Mobilization, Sustainability, and Sex: CEDPA’s Experience in Marshaling Local Resources to Support Health Programs,” GHC/PAHO/USAID/ World Bank Technical Seminar, Washington, DC “Power Dynamics in Partner Communication: Gender and Dual Protection,” APHA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA [presented by L. Goparaju, PhD] “The Road to the Optimal Enabling Environment,” Accra, Ghana “Social Mobilization Reducing the Three Delays: Improved Safe Motherhood,” Accra “Enhancing Community Support for AIDS Orphans: A Case Study from Benue State, Nigeria,”
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2002 2003 2003 2003

CCHMC.

ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS (REVERSE ORDER OF PUBLICATION): Ludke, R.L., Obermiller, P.J., Jacobson, C.J., Shaw, T., Wells, V.E., “Functional Health Literacy of Metropolitan Appalachians,” Journal of Appalachian Studies, 2003 (in press). Wulsin, L.R., Maddock, R., Beitman, B., Dawaher, R., Wells, V.E., “Clonazepam Treatment of Panic Disorder in Patients with Recurrent Chest Pain and Normal Coronary Arteries,” International Journal of Psychiatry & Medicine, Vol. 29, p. 97-105, 1999. Wulsin, L.R., Vaillant, G., Wells, V.E., “A Systematic Review of the Mortality of Depression,” Psychosomatic Medicine, Vol. 61, p. 6-17, 1999. Wright, D.M., Kesner, J.S., Schrader, S.M., Chin, N.W., Wells, V.E., Krieg, E.F., "Methods of Monitoring Menstrual Function in Field Studies: Attitudes of Working Women," Reproductive Toxicology, Vol. 6, pp. 401-409, 1992. McCammon, C.S., Glaser, R.A., Wells, V.E., Phipps, F.C., Halperin, W.E., "Exposure of Workers Engaged in Furniture Stripping to Methylene Chloride as Determined by Environmental and Biological Monitoring," Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, Vol. 6, pp. 371-79, 1991. Wells, V.E., Schrader, S.M., McCammon, C.S., Ward, E.M., Turner, T.W., Thun, M.J., Halperin, W.E., "Cluster of Oligospermia among Four Men Occupationally Exposed to Methylene Chloride," Reproductive Toxicology, Vol. 3, p. 281-282, 1989. Wu, W., Steenland, K., Brown, D., Wells, V., Jones, J., Schulte, P., and Halperin, W., "Cohort and Case-Control Analyses of Workers Exposed to Vinyl Chloride - An Update," Journal of Occupational Medicine, Vol. 31, pp. 518-523, 1989. Wells, V.E., Schnorr, T.M., Halperin, W.E., "NIOSH Selection of Chemicals and Study Populations: Setting Priorities for Reproductive Research," Repro. Tox. Vol. 2, p. 289, 1988. Wells, V.E., Halperin, W.E., Thun, M.J., "The Predictive Value of Screening for Illicit Drugs in the Workplace," American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 78, No. 7, p. 817, 1988. Wells, V.E., Deykin, E.Y., and Klerman, G.L., "The Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms in College Students," Social Psychiatry, Vol. 22, p. 20, 1987. Deykin, E.Y., Levy, J. and Wells, V.E., "Adolescent Depression, Alcohol and Drug Abuse," American Journal of Public Health , Vol. 76, p. 178, 1986. Wells, V.E., Deykin, E.Y., and Klerman, G.L., "Risk Factors for Depression in Adolescence," Psychiatric Developments, Vol. 3, p. 83, 1985.
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Vaillant, G.E., Clark, W., Milofsky, E., Wells, V., Kopp, J.P., Mogielnicki, N.P, "The Natural History of Alcoholism: An Eight Year Follow-up," American Journal of Medicine, Vol. 75, p. 455, 1983. OTHER PUBLICATIONS: As Director of ENABLE Project, I ensured the production of the following (an illustrative list): Training Manuals: Integrating Reproductive Health & HIV/AIDS for NGOs, Faith-based Organizations and Community-based Organizations Volume I: Family Planning Plus: HIV/AIDS Basics for NGOs and FP Program Managers Volume II: Faith Community Responses to HIV/AIDS Volume III: Home Care for People Living with HIV/AIDS: The Power of a Community Volume IV: Social Mobilization for HIV/AIDS: A Training Manual Volume V: Strengthening Organizations to Meet the HIV/AIDS Challenge [to be completed August 2003] Sustaining the Benefits: A Field Guide for Sustaining Reproductive and Child Health Services Reproductive Health Awareness: A Wellness, Self-Care Approach Reports (illustrative list):

Title Case Study: The Impact of Queen Mothers on HIV/AIDS Education Working with Teachers to Improve Adolescent Reproductive Health Providing Reproductive Health Services through Peer Educators Designing of Programs to Eradicate Female Genital Cutting Gender, Power and Multi-partner Sex: Implications for Dual Method Use in Ghana Impact Study: Choose a Future! Project Community Based Distributors: Best Practices Case Study: Community Aid Sponsorship Program Adolescent Girls Literacy Initiative for Reproductive Health

Country Ghana Ghana Ghana Ghana Ghana India India India Nepal

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A GIFT for Reproductive Health Project Communication Action Groups: Promoting Discussion of Reproductive Health The Female Condom: A Feasibility and Acceptability Study Adarsha Byakti: Women Acting Together for Choices in Health Evaluation Study of the Effectiveness of Communication Action Groups to Communicate on Reproductive Health Issues Exploring the Role of the Community-based Volunteer in Family Planning Access and Choice Community Volunteers as Providers of Reproductive Health Services Enabling Women for Reproductive Health: The REWARD Project of the Nepal Red Cross Society Giving Women a Voice: The 100 Women Groups Reproductive Health and Democracy and Governance Linkages in Plateau State The Vulnerable Children Project in Benue State The Impact of Market-based Distributors in the Onitsha Markets, Anambra State Adolescent Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Benue State Youth and HIV/AIDS: Prevention Actions and Strategies (English) Jeunes du Secteur Informel et VIH/SIDA, Quelles Pratiques et Stratégies de Prévention? (En Français)

Nepal Nepal Nepal Nepal Nepal Nepal Nepal Nepal Nigeria Nigeria Nigeria Nigeria Nigeria Senegal Senegal

Wells, V.E., Chenier, T., Ludke, R.L., Downing, K., Shaw, T., “An Assessment of Functional Health Literacy Among Patients Served in Primary Care Providers to the Poor Practice Settings,” Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2001. Wells, V.E. and LaRosa, J.E., "Gender and AIDS in East and Southern Africa," presented at Xlth International Conference on AIDS, Vancouver, BC, 1996. Ainsworth, M., ... Wells, V., "Final Report: Workshop on the Status and Trends of the HIV/AIDS Epidemics in Africa," Family Health International, 1996. Thun, M.J., Schober, S.E., Stayner, L.T., Wells, V.E., "Urinary Tract Disorders in Nuclear Fuel
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Production Workers," HETA 86-381, NIOSH, 1988. Thun, M.J., McCammon, C., Wells, V.E., "Health Hazard Evaluation Report" Wilbanks International Inc., HETA 87-435-1896, NIOSH, May 1988. OTHER PUBLICATIONS – Cont’d. Wells, V.E., "Depression in Adolescence," Doctoral Dissertation, Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 1985. Wells, V.E., "Rural Health Care of Great Britain Before and After the Enactment of the National Health Service in 1948" (Undergraduate Honors Thesis Manuscript), 1975.

COLUMNS: "Visima," The Arusha Times, Arusha, Tanzania, 1996-1998.
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EDITORSHIPS: Salud de los Trabajadores

BOOKS: Wells, V.E., Epidemiology for Non-Epidemiologists, Applied Statistics Training Institute, National Center for Health Statistics, Rockville, MD, 1992. Wells, V.E., Introduction to Occupational Epidemiology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, 1992.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: 1987-pres. 1998-pres. 1981-86 1981-86 1981-86 1987-95 1989-95
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Founder and member of a women’s spirituality group, Cincinnati, OH Choir member, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Terrace Park, OH Founder, and Board member, Burr Cooperative Nursery School, Auburndale, MA Teacher: Music for Children, Newton Community Schools, Newton, MA Choir Member, Parish of the Good Shepherd, Waban, MA Adult Education Leader, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Terrace Park, OH Board of Drake Center, Cincinnati, OH

Visima is the Swahili word for "wells," and each column discusses a well of hope, knowledge, innovation, etc., regarding HIV/AIDS and related topics.
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Volunteer member of committee to create curriculum for sex education, Indian Hill High School, Cincinnati, OH Volunteer clinician, Kibera Community Center, Nairobi, Kenya

MEMBERSHIPS: 1981-pres. 1985-pres. 1989-pres. 1989-95 1989-95 1989-95 1989-95 2002-pres. Physicians for Social Responsibility American Public Health Association Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati Ohio Medical Association Academy AIDS Education Program Planning Subcommittee Doctors Ought to Care Steering Committee for XIIIth ICASA [International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa]

REFERENCES: Taly Valenzuela, Senior Vice-President for Programs: Supervisor at CEDPA (2001-2003) dwvalenzuela@terra.cl Cornelia Ragiel Wilson, RN, PhD, Professor of Nursing, University of Cincinnati; Director, Health Resource Center: Supervisor at Health Resource Center (1998-2001) Connie.Wilson@uc.edu Al Tuchfarber, PhD, Director, Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research, University of Cincinnati: Supervisor at IHPHSR (1998-2001) Alfred.Tuchfarber@uc.edu William Lyerly, LTC, MS, USAR, Senior Advisor for Threat Assessment and International Cooperation for “Bioterrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies,” Office of Public Health Preparedness, Office of the Secretary, DHHS: Supervisor at USAID, Africa Bureau (1995-98) William.Lyerly@HHS.gov Joan LaRosa, MPH, Deputy Director, USAID/Rwanda: Supervisor at USAID, Kenya (1995-96) jlarosa@usaid.gov

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