John Jemmott's HIV/AIDS research program gets underway at University of Botswana

The University of Botswana (UB) in Africa recently launched an Adolescent Research and Capacity Building on HIV/AIDS, a partnership between UB, Penn, and the U.S. government. The project is led by Professor Bagele Chilisa of UB and Professor John B. Jemmott III, Ph.D., the Kenneth B. Clark Professor of Communication and Director of the Center for Health Behavior and Communication Research, Annenberg School for Communication. Professor Jemmott and Professor Chilisa led a multidisciplinary team of researchers to win a $1.8 million NIH Research grant to develop research capacity for the intervention of HIV/AIDS issues pertaining to adolescents.