Global Research

  • Measurement Errors in Cancer Epidemiology
  • Measurement Errors in Environmental Epidemiology
    Israel, Netherlands
  • Global Nutrition Epidemiologic Transition Group (GNET)
    Nigeria, India, Tanzania, Kuwait, Mexico, Kenya, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, China, Brazil
  • New methods for the design and evaluation of large HIV prevention interventions
    Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia
  • Implementation of Programs for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of HIV/AIDS in the United Republic of Tanzania
  • Community health worker intervention and the World Health Organization’s Option B versus Option A to improve antenatal care and PMTCT outcomes in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (the Familia Salama trial)
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Substituting Brown Rice for White Rice: Effect on Diabetes Risk Factors in India
    Chennai, India








Dr. IkeOluwapo Ajayi, a Senior Lown Scholar, visited with the Harvard School of Public Health and Dr. Spiegelman’s group in the fall of 2014. Dr. Ajayi is a Reader/Associate Professor in Epidemiology in the University of Ibadan and a Consultant Family Physician in the University College Hospital in Ibadan, Nigeria. Dr. Ajayi’s expertise is in operational research evaluating effectiveness and impact of interventions and health systems. During her visit, Dr. Ajayi used multi-country data to better understand obesity and its correlates as well as nutrient intake, specifically, in Tanzania, South Africa, Uganda, and Nigeria.