Susan M. Kiene, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, UConn Health (Affiliate)

Research Overview

Dr. Kiene’s research program in rural Uganda (the Salawo Collaboration) aims to develop effective and sustainable methods in the public health sector to empower individuals to change their behavior to protect themselves from HIV or to prevent transmitting HIV to uninfected others.

Her research interests include: HIV prevention, alcohol-involved HIV-sexual risk behavior, family planning and contraception, intimate partner violence as it relates to health behaviors, health behavior change and maintenance, daily diary/daily process methodology, measurement of sexual risk behavior, and concordance of self-reports with biological measures.


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

Recent Publications

Contact Information
Mailing AddressSchool of Medicine
Department of Community Medicine
263 Farmington Avenue, MC 6325
Farmington, CT 06030-6325