Lynette J. Menezes, PhD

Assistant Vice President, International, USF Health
Assistant Dean, USF Medicine International, Morsani College of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine
Biographical Sketch | Areas of Expertise | International Agreements
Contact Information
Phone: (813) 844-8037
FAX: (813) 844-7605
PhD, College of Public Health, University of South Florida
MSW, College of Social Work, Bombay University, India
BSc, Microbiology, Sophia College for Women, Bombay, India

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Lynette Menezes is Assistant Vice President of International with USF Health and Assistant Dean for USF Medicine International at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. She also serves as an Assistant Professor of Medicine with the Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine at the Morsani College of Medicine. She received her PhD in Public Health from the University of South Florida. Dr. Menezes coordinates and manages international programs in India, the Dominican Republic, China, Panama, Thailand, South Korea for the Division of Infectious Disease and the Morsani College of Medicine.

Dr. Menezes has over seven years of experience in research and evaluation, and has previous experience working with the underserved populations in the urban and rural communities of India. She has presented at both national and international conferences.

Dr. Menezes' research interests focus on international health issues including socio-behavioral determinants of HIV/AIDS, adherence to ART, socio-historical analysis of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, maternal and child health and family violence.

Areas of Expertise

  • Research Methods: both qualitative and quantitative
  • HIV/AIDS: Socio-behavioral determinants of HIV/AIDS, adherence to anti-retroviral treatment and socio-historical analysis of HIV/AIDS
  • Family Violence
  • Program Evaluation

International Collaborative Agreements

  • La Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, 2012
  • Tianjin Public Health Bureau, Tianjin, China, 2011
  • La Universidad CES, Medellin, Colombia, 2011
  • Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador, 2011
  • University of Groningen, Netherlands, 2010
  • Jiangsu University, Zhenjian, Jiangsu, China, 2010
  • Universidad de Panama, Panama City, Panama, 2009
  • Universidad Latina de Panama, Panama City, Panama, 2009
  • Universidad di Carabobo, Carabobo, Venezuela, 2009
  • Gansu Provincial Health Department, Gansu Province, China, 2009
  • Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 2008
  • Yeungnam University, Seoul, South Korea, 2008
  • Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2008
  • YR Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education, Chennai, India, 2008
  • Policlinico La Vega S.A., La Vega, Dominican Republic, 2007
  • Escuela de Medicinea de la Universidad nacional Pedro Henriquez (UNPHU), Santo Domingo, DR, 2007
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 2006
  • Dr. Salvador B. Gautier Hospital, Santo Domingo, DR, 2006
  • Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), Santo Domingo, DR, 2006
  • Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Govt of Maharashtra, India, 2006
  • Kripa Foundation, Vasai, India, 2003
  • Sterling Hospital, Gujarat, India, 2002
    Sir Sayajirao General Hospital, Gujarat, India, 2002
  • Devi ahillya Vishwa Vidhyalaya, Indore, MP, 2001
  • Indu Health Research Foundation, Gujarat, India, 2001
  • Ruby Hall Clinic/Grant Medical Foundation and Hope Foundation, Pune, India, 2001
  • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbia, India, 2001
  • Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM), Mysore, India, 2001

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