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Tahilin Karver Program Coordinator Ctr for Health, Risk & Society

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CAS - Health, Risk and Society, Ctr for
MPH, The George Washington University, Maternal and Child Health BA, The George Washington University, Biology and Art History

Tahilin Sanchez Karver is a Program Coordinator for the Center on Health, Risk and Society, where she is currently collaborating on various research projects including a longitudinal study exploring stigma, social cohesion and HIV outcomes among female sex workers living with HIV in Tanzania and the Dominican Republic. She has worked domestically and internationally on topics related to women’s health, sexuality, and gender. Prior to joining AU, Tahilin collaborated on various projects, such as a pilot intervention to reduce gender-based violence in public buses in Mexico City, an exploratory study of women’s experiences with first trimester abortion in the Dominican Republic, understanding the role of community level stigma on abortion, and a study evaluating access to contraception services across the United States. Tahilin is currently pursuing a PhD in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. For her dissertation, Tahilin is exploring the role of peer navigation on HIV treatment and care outcomes among female sex workers living with HIV in the Dominican Republic.