Yale University

Catherine Chantre, M.S.

  • Predoctoral Fellow, CIRA


Catherine Chantre is a first year PhD student in Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases at the Yale School of Public Health. Her main research interests are HIV/TB implementation science in low and middle income countries, specifically, improving men's entrance and retention in the HIV/TB care cascade. She is also interested in the nexus of violence and health, and infection control in fragile settings.

Before coming to Yale, Catherine spent several years conducting and supporting research as part of the iALARM study team at the University of Cape Town. Her research focused on mens' barriers to HIV/TB care among a racial minority population in the Cape Town area. During this time, Catherine also completed her MSc Control of Infectious Diseases at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She also recently completed a position as a research associate at George Washington University, coordinating an mHealth study on increasing retention in care for people living with HIV in the DC area.