Randy Stalter

Dissertation title: Evaluating PrEP use and safety among women of reproductive age in sub-Saharan Africa

Research interests: HIV prevention, family planning, pharmacoepidemiology, COVID-19

Awards or recognition: STD/AIDS Research Training T32 Fellow, Stergachis Endowed Fellowship for International Exchange, New Investigator Scholarship (CROI), Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology (IDSOG) Trainee Scholar, International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) Scholarship, AIDS 2020 International Scholarship

Plans post-graduation: I will be joining the CDC as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer working within the Washington State Department of Health

Advice for students: Keep an open mind, try new things and meet new people – you never know what your new passion will be!

Favorite memory: Bonding with others in my cohort while preparing for the preliminary exam. We learned a ton from each other, including that tacos and chocolate are by far the best studying fuel.