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Name: Rachel Golin

Position Title: HIV Continuum of Clinical Services Advisor for TB/HIV and Treatment

Location: United States

Technical Expertise: Child Survival,HIV/AIDS,TB

Scope of Work

Rachel Golin is the HIV Continuum of Clinical Services Advisor for TB/HIV and Treatment. She works in USAID's Global Health Bureau (GH), in the Technical Leadership and Research Division (TLR) of the Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA). In this role, she provides technical advice within USAID and for programs of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in the area of HIV clinical services, with particular emphasis on TB/HIV co-infection. This includes ongoing technical assistance, training, and consultation to OHA, the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC), GH, and USAID Missions on the development and implementation of TB/HIV programs within the continuum of HIV clinical services. Rachel assists the GH Bureau, Missions, regional field offices, regional bureaus, cooperative agencies (CAs), private voluntary organizations (PVOs), host country governments, NGOs and multilateral entities in the design, integration and implementation of HIV and TB/HIV care and treatment programs.

 

Background
Rachel comes to her Fellowship from work at the Baylor College of Medicine's Children's Foundation - Swaziland, where she served as an Attending Pediatrician. Rachel has collaborated in research with the World Health Organization (WHO) Stop TB Partnership in Swaziland, and has served the Swaziland Ministry of Health on various working groups related to HIV and TB. Rachel earned a BS in Psychology from the University of Michigan, an MS in Health Sciences at Grand Valley State University, and an MD at Wayne State University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She is licensed by the American Board of Pediatrics and the Michigan Board of Medicine.