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Danae Black

Danae Black is a PhD Candidate in Epidemiology at the University of Washington. Danae received her Master’s in Public Health in Global Health Epidemiology from The George Washington University. During her master’s level studies, she worked as an assistant study coordinator for the Kenya Medical Research Institute and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducting a diagnostic TB trial among children under five. Danae’s interests include tuberculosis, global health, and infectious disease epidemiology. Since beginning her training at UW, Danae worked with the Strategic Analysis, Research, and Training (START) Center conducting a technical literature review and analytic support to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and global and public health decision-makers. Danae currently works with the Adolescent Transition To Adult Care for HIV-infected adolescents in Kenya (ATTACH) study, assessing tuberculosis preventive treatment utilization among HIV-infected adolescents and young adults.