Kuo, Caroline

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital

Background:Caroline C. Kuo is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Child and Adolescent Biobehavioral HIV at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital. Her central research interests include the psychosocial and behavioral outcomes among HIV affected children and their caregivers and the development of preventive interventions to address health-related sequalae among HIV affected families. Dr. Kuo was recently the Co-Principal Investigator of the KwaZulu Natal Site of the South African Young Carers Study. This study set out to understand the effects of familial HIV on children and caregivers in HIV-endemic South African communities.

Dr. Kuo graduated with high distinction from University of Virginia. She also has a Master in International Development and a Doctorate in Social Policy, both from the University of Oxford.

Contact Information:

[email protected]

OVC Wellbeing Content:

Health of adults caring for orphaned children in an HIV-endemic community in Southern Africa

Depression among carers of AIDS-orphaned and other-orphaned children in Umlazi Township, South Africa

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