Margaret R. Weeks, PhD
Dr. Weeks is a sociocultural anthropologist whose research areas include substance abuse, women's reproductive health, and HIV/AIDS prevention. She has worked with culturally-targeted AIDS-prevention programs with African Americans and Puerto Ricans in Hartford, CT, and with Chinese women.
- Executive Director, Institute for Community Research, Hartford, CT
- Associate Director, Community Research Core, Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, CT
- Investigator, Interdisciplinary Research Methods Core, Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, New Haven, CT
- PhD, 1987, University of Connecticut, Anthropology
- Nie, L., Liao, S., Weeks, M. R., Wang, Y., Jiang, J., Zhang, Q.,...Dunn, J. (2013). Promoting female condoms in the sex industry in 4 towns of Southern China: Context matters. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 40(3), 264-270.
- Weeks, M. R., Coman, E., Hilario, H., Li, J., & Abbott, M. (2013). Initial and sustained female condom use among low-income urban U.S. women. Journal of Women's Health, 22(1), 26-36.
- Coman, E., Weeks, M. R., Yanovitzky, I., Iordache, E., Barbour, R., Coman, M. R., & Huedo-Medina, T. B. (2012). The impact of information about the female condom on female condom use among males and females from a US urban community. AIDS Behavior. Advance online publication.
- Li, J., Weeks, M. R., Borgatti, S. P., Clair, S., & Dickson-Gomez, J. (2012). A social network approach to demonstrate the diffusion and change process of intervention from peer health advocates to the drug using community. Substance Use and Misuse, 47(5), 474-490.
- Dickson-Gomez, J., Weeks, M. R., Convey, M., & Li, J. (2011). Social psychological dynamics of enhanced HIV risk reduction among peer interventionists. Journal of Community Psychology, 39(4), 369-389.
- Applying Anthropological Principles
- Continuous Feedback
- Critical Local Connections
- Establishing an International Community-Based Research Study
- Getting the Language Right
- Implementation Challenges in an International Community-Based Research Study
- Setting up a Local Partnership
- Translating Taboo Subjects
- Trial by Fire