Alexandra Minnis, PhD, MPH
Director of the Women’s Global Health Imperative
Alexandra Minnis, PhD, is an epidemiologist and director of the Women’s Global Health Imperative research program at RTI International. Her research addresses the prevention of HIV, STIs and unintended pregnancy, with a focus on social and structural influences on reproductive health in women and adolescents. Dr. Minnis has expertise in end-user research on biomedical HIV prevention and multipurpose prevention technologies, epidemiologic research methods applied to HIV prevention clinical trials, and research to elucidate and intervene on multi-level factors that contribute to reproductive health disparities. Her research approach integrates quantitative and qualitative methods and uses community-engaged participatory principles in design and implementation.