Ms. Tiffany Gooden

Institute of Applied Health Research, University of Birmingham. United Kingdom

Tiffany Gooden is a research fellow and PhD candidate at the University of Birmingham with experience in epidemiology, global health and health systems research using both quantitative and qualitative methods. She has a BSc in Psychology from the University of Minnesota where she also worked as a researcher in the Translational Research in Cognitive and Affective Mechanisms Laboratory to investigate decision making processes and the relationship between schizophrenia symptoms and conflict with others. Tiffany holds a Master’s in International Public Health and has been working on global health research since 2018. Her PhD was focused on HIV comorbidities where she explored the epidemiology of cardiometabolic conditions and mental health conditions in people living with HIV (PLWH) as well as health system barriers and facilitators for HIV comorbidities in Tanzania. Tiffany is currently working on post-doctoral fellowship applications to pursue her research ideas on reducing comorbidities in and improving health services for PLWH in low- and middle-income countries.
Since 2021 Tiffany has been a member of the International AIDS Society (IAS) and is also a member of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. She presented virtually at the 2021 IAS Conference on HIV Science and won a scholarship to attend the 2022 AIDS Conference in Montreal and lead two workshops on HIV and mental health and cardiovascular disease with members from the community and civil societies. With a growing number of publications, Tiffany has recently published her research on HIV and mental health in The Lancet HIV and in HIV Medicine on HIV and aging.