Preeti Manavalan

Preeti Manavalan, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor Of Medicine

Department: MD-INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Business Phone: (352) 294-5481

About Preeti Manavalan

Dr. Manavalan is an assistant professor of medicine within the Division of Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine. She completed her medical training at Howard University College of Medicine and her Internal Medicine residency training at Yale University. She stayed on as a Chief Resident at Yale and then worked as a primary care physician and clinician educator prior to pursuing infectious diseases training. She completed her Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Duke University. While at Duke she researched the intersection of HIV and cardiovascular disease in Tanzania as a Fogarty Global Health Fellow and completed a Master of Science in Global Health. Dr. Manavalan has a special interest in HIV, HIV-related chronic diseases, and global health.

Clinical Profile

Subspecialties
  • Infectious Disease
Areas of Interest
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Preventive health care

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Global Health
  • HIV
  • Implementation Science
  • Mental Health

Publications

2022
A community health worker delivered intervention to address hypertension among adults engaged in HIV care in northern Tanzania: Outcomes from a pilot feasibility study.
Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). [DOI] 10.1111/jch.14518. [PMID] 35899325.
2022
Hypertension among adults enrolled in HIV care in northern Tanzania: comorbidities, cardiovascular risk, and knowledge, attitudes and practices.
The Pan African medical journal. [DOI] 10.11604/pamj.2022.41.285.26952. [PMID] 35855029.
2022
Prevalence and predictors of uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes, and obesity among adults with HIV in northern Tanzania.
Global public health. [DOI] 10.1080/17441692.2022.2049344. [PMID] 35282776.
2021
Hypertension Care for People With HIV in Tanzania: Provider Perspectives and Opportunities for Improvement.
Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care. [DOI] 10.1177/23259582211052399. [PMID] 34751055.
2021
Increasing the Uptake of HIV Testing among Men in Tanzania: A Novel Intervention for Bar Patrons
AIDS and Behavior. [DOI] 10.1007/s10461-020-03131-6.
2020
“It’s because I think too much”: Perspectives and experiences of adults with hypertension engaged in HIV care in northern Tanzania.
PloS one. [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0243059. [PMID] 33270765.
2020
Hypertension burden and challenges across the hypertension treatment cascade among adults enrolled in HIV care in northern Tanzania.
Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). [DOI] 10.1111/jch.13929. [PMID] 32652868.
2020
Provider-perceived barriers to diagnosis and treatment of acute coronary syndrome in Tanzania: a qualitative study.
International health. [DOI] 10.1093/inthealth/ihz061. [PMID] 31329876.
2019
Experiences of Fetal or Infant Loss among Tanzanian Women in HIV Care.
Journal of loss & trauma. [DOI] 10.1080/15325024.2019.1600850. [PMID] 34305478.
2019
Knowledge, attitudes, and preventative practices regarding ischemic heart disease among emergency department patients in northern Tanzania.
Public health. [DOI] 10.1016/j.puhe.2019.06.017. [PMID] 31401252.
2019
Opportunities to Leverage Telehealth Approaches Along the Hypertension Control Cascade in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Current hypertension reports. [DOI] 10.1007/s11906-019-0983-2. [PMID] 31451940.
2019
Predictors of postpartum HIV care engagement for women enrolled in prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programs in Tanzania.
AIDS care. [DOI] 10.1080/09540121.2018.1550248. [PMID] 30466304.
2019
The Burden of Hypertension and Diabetes in an Emergency Department in Northern Tanzania.
Ethnicity & disease. [DOI] 10.18865/ed.29.4.559. [PMID] 31641323.

Grants

May 2022 ACTIVE
mHealth technology to improve anxiety and depression care and accelerate progress on the HIV care continuum in the rural South
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: GILEAD SCIENCES

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5481
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100289
GAINESVILLE FL 32610