STAR Principal Investigators
The study is lead by a diverse team of Principal Investigators with broad expertise in HIV research in women and reproductive health, including leadership experience managing large cohort studies.
Atlanta: Anandi Sheth, MD, MSc
Baltimore (Data Analysis and Coordination Center-DACC): Elizabeth Topper, PhD, MEd, MPH
Birmingham/Jackson: Aadia Rana, MD
Chapel Hill: Daniel Westreich, PhD; Adaora Adimora, MD
Miami: Maria Alcaide, MD
Washington DC: Seble Kassaye, MD, MS
Data Management: STAR Data Analysis and Coordination Center (DACC)
The DACC, led by Principal Investigator Dr. Elizabeth Topper, is located at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland. The DACC is responsible for all aspects of data collection, reporting, and statistical analysis for STAR. The DACC also designs and maintains the study databases, and provides centralized data management, as well as data management training.