Rachel Snow

Associate Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education
Associate Research Professor, Population Studies Center
Associate Director, International Institute
Member, Ad Hoc Committee on African Studies

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Major Projects:
  • (Pending) Gates Foundation proposal to design an evidence-based roadmap for collaborative interventions that will both accelerate and advance the government’s plans to strengthen human capital in the health sector in Ghana. Collaboration between University of Michigan, University of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), and the Ghanaian Ministry of Health. UM Pis: Thomas Robins, David Stern. Co-Investigators: Frank Anderson, Rachel Snow, Margaret Kruk.
  • Improving Infrastructure of South African Health Care Systems. Designed and developed 9 million euro project for German-South Africa Financial Co-operation to strengthen Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) infrastructure in public and NGO facilities in Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga, and KwaZulu-Natal. Dr. Snow is on retainer to DBSA for project monitoring and evaluation, and development of collaborative HIV projects (2003-present, South Africa Dept. of Health and Social Services, Development Bank of Southern Africa).
  • Collaborative Research on Public Use of HIV Testing. NIA (MICDA)-funded research collaboration with the Dept. of Health and Social Services, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, on the sex, age and referral status of those accessing HIV testing (2006-present).
  • Collaborative Research on Use of Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT), in rural Burkina Faso. Collaboration with the Centre de Recherche en SantĂ© de Nouna (Health Research Center in Nouna Province) and the University of Heidelberg, investigating the impact of household gender dynamics and service quality on the use of testing and care.
  • Burkina Faso
  • South Africa
  • Ghana
  • Health Behavior and Health Education
  • International Institute
  • Population Studies Center