Research Assistant Professor, Global Women’s Health
Margaret Kasaro, MBChB, MSc, received her medical degree at the University of Zambia and her Masters in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her research interests are at the intersection of HIV prevention and reproductive health. Dr. Kasaro has served in numerous leadership roles at the site level, including as local PI for several NIH-funded HIV clinical trials. She has become increasingly focused on issues of maternal and child health and currently leads the ECHO study investigating the impact of contraceptive methods on HIV acquisition. Dr. Kasaro is country director of UNC’s projects in Zambia, a role in which she manages 50 Zambian and expatriate staff.