Lisa Mills

Dr. Mills serves as the Associate Director for Science for CDC Uganda, overseeing the Surveys and Surveillance, Research and Evaluations undertaken by CDC Uganda and its partners. She first worked in Uganda 2004-2009 as a Johns Hopkins Infectious Diseases fellow focused on the initial roll-out of HIV treatment and the management and characterization of secondary infections in persons with advanced HIV.   Dr. Mills then began her CDC career in Kisumu, Kenya, as the site principal investigator for HIV Prevention Trials Network Study 052, the landmark HIV ‘treatment as prevention’ trial.  From Kenya, she proceeded to Botswana as the CDC Director of the Botswana Combination Prevention Project, one of three PEPFAR-funded large community-randomized trials of combination HIV prevention to reduce community HIV incidence. She then served in CDC Rwanda before returning to Uganda in 2018 in her current role.  Dr. Mills completed her Residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and her Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.  She received her MD from Cornell University and her Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health through funding from the National Institutes of Health.  She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.

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