CHIMERA: Capacity Development for HIV and Mental Health Research in Asia


Dr. Annette Sohn
Director and Vice President, TREAT Asia, amfAR – The Foundation for AIDS Research, Thailand

Dr. Jeremy Ross
Director of Research, TREAT Asia, amfAR, Thailand

Dr. Ly Penh Sun
Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology, and STDs, Ministry of Health, Cambodia

Dr. Reena Rajasuriar
Associate Professor, University of Malaya Medical Center, Malaysia

Dr. Rossana Ditangco
Head, AIDS Research Group, Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Philippines

Dr. Maria Isabel Melgar
Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

Dr. Nittaya Phanuphak
Executive Director, Institute for HIV Research and Innovation, Thailand

About The Program

CHIMERA is a five-year (2019–2024) HIV, mental health, and implementation science research training program funded by the Fogarty International Center and the National Institute of Mental Health of the US NIH (D43 MPIs Sohn and Wainberg). CHIMERA aims to address the critical need to build capacity among Asia-Pacific clinicians and researchers to study the intersection between HIV and mental health and integrate care for people living with HIV.

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