Global WACh

Dorothy Mangale

Dorothy Mangale is a PhD student in Global Health-Implementation Science Track at the University of Washington.  She holds a BA in Biology from the University of Chicago and a MSc in Global Health from the Duke Global Health Institute.  Dorothy’s research interests include infant and child survival, and sexual and reproductive health of adolescent girls and young women (specifically how to improve access to, and quality of family planning, HIV, and cervical cancer prevention and treatment services for this population).  Her dissertation work at Global WACh involves applying implementation science frameworks and theories to evaluate the uptake of, and factors influencing the success of the Adolescent Transition Package, an intervention package designed to improve HIV disclosure and transition of adolescents from pediatric to adult HIV care in Kenya.  In addition, Dorothy is a Research Assistant at the UW International Clinical Research Center managing the database for the JiPime-JiPrEP trial and conducting a health economic evaluation of a PrEP optimization intervention.