Tania Hossain Caravella
BA, Duke University
MPH, Boston University
Tania is the director for regulatory affairs for the Division of Infectious Diseases, and has worked with the ACTU since 2006. Tania's duties include managing the regulatory affairs department, advising on ethical issues, and serving as a liaison with the IRB, FDA, study sponsors, and other regulatory bodies worldwide. She works in the US and with research sites in Malawi, Zambia, China, and South Africa.
BSN, Villanova University
MSN, Community Health Nursing, UNC Charlotte
JoAnn is the program manager for our acute HIV studies and has been with the ACTU since 2003. Her research interests include Acute HIV and vaccine development.
Current studies: CHAVI 001, CHAVI 012, PHI Longitudinal
Cheryl J Marcus
BSN, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
BA, SUNY Binghamton
Cheryl Marcus is clinical director of the ACTU and has been with the unit since 1994. Cheryl manages the daily operations of the ACTU, represents the unit nationally in the ACTG network and provides training and mentorship to international researchers. Her research interests include clinical research implementation, international HIV trials, PMTCT, and ethics. She works primarily in Chapel Hill but also travels regularly to Malawi and Johannesburg.
Current studies: A5227, A5001
BS, Washington State University
BSN University of Wisconsin
Susan is the ACTU project manager for Quality Assurance, and has been with the ACTU since 1997. She is associated with UNC, Regional Center for Infectious Disease in Greensboro, NC and the Wake County Health Department sites.
Current studies: A5001, Ags-004-003, A5279
Previous studies: A5223, A5143, TMB-202