Yale University

Katelyn Sileo, Ph.D., M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at San Antonio


Katelyn Sileo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Using both quantitative and qualitative methods, her research explores psychosocial and structural barriers to HIV and reproductive health services for underserved populations, with a particular interest in the intersection of gender norms and health outcomes in global settings. Her current work focuses on the development of gender transformative behavioral and health system interventions to improve HIV care engagement and contraceptive use in Uganda. Dr. Sileo received her Ph.D. in Global Public Health from San Diego State University and the University of California San Diego's Joint Doctoral Program in Global Health. She was a 2016-2017 NIH Fogarty Global Health Fellow, a 2014-2017 NIDA Fellow in HIV/AIDS and substance abuse at the University of California San Diego, and a 2017-2019 postdoctoral fellow in the Yale AIDS Prevention Training Program (Y-APT) in the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale University.