Meredith Sheehy is a staff associate in the Population Council’s HIV and AIDS program. She implements research that aims to mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS in southern Africa and India.
Sheehy’s work includes longitudinal studies to evaluate the effects of a multi-sector scale-up of community-based initiatives, operations research to monitor novel peer-led interventions for vulnerable girls, qualitative studies to assess HIV risk factors and availability of services for persons with disabilities, and surveillance studies with highly vulnerable populations—men who have sex with men, injection drug users, and sex workers—in countries where such behavior is criminalized.
Sheehy has collaborated on many international peer-reviewed journal articles and presentations. She holds an MPH in epidemiology and international health from Boston University School of Public Health, and a BS in biopsychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.