Susan M. Kiene, PhD, MPH

Professor, Global Health, San Diego State University (Affiliate)

Associate Director for Academic Affairs

Research Overview

HIV Prevention: improving risk reduction counseling during HIV testing and linkage to HIV care, alcohol and HIV risk, intimate partner violence, interventions to help ameliorate HIV-related stigma and reduce HIV-related prejudice and discrimination
Maternal and Child Health: improving uptake of family planning services, gender dynamics, male involvement
mHealth: mobile apps to improve health service delivery, (e.g., malaria diagnosis and treatment by community health workers) and increase the ability of under-resourced settings to collect and access health data
Methodology: daily diary/daily process methods


2001, BS, University of Nebraska, Exercise Science
2006, MA, University of Connecticut, Social Psychology
2007, PhD, University of Connecticut, Social Psychology
2012, MPH, Harvard University School of Public Health, Global Health

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Contact Information
Mailing AddressSan Diego State University
Graduate School of Public Health
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4162