Margaret Rita Weeks, PhD

Visiting Rsrch Scientist School of Public Health

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS | Health Policy & Management

Education & Training

PhD University of Connecticut (1987)
MA University of Connecticut, Anthropology (1980)
BA State University of New York at Potsdam, Anthropology (1978)

Honors & Recognition

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor SocietyUniversity of Connecticut (1986)

  • Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation FellowshipWoodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (1984)

  • Dissertation FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut Research Foundation (1982)

  • Graduate ScholarshipConnecticut State (1981)

  • Summer Pre-Doctoral Fellowships (1981, 1982)University of Connecticut Research Foundation (1981)

Professional Service

  • NIH Center for Scientific Review (2010 - 2012) Community Level Health Promotion Study Section (CLHP) Study Section

  • Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (CICATS), (2009 - Present) a collaboration of the University of Connecticut Health Center, greater Hartford regional hospitals, and community research organizations

  • CT Practice Based Research Network (2009 - Present) Member

  • NIH Center for Scientific Review (2004 - 2006) Community Level Health Promotion Study Section

  • NIH Center for Scientific Review (2004 - Present) Special Study Sections: HIV Exploratory Applications; Microbicide Innovation Program; Community Based Participatory Research; ARRA Challenge Grants, HIV/AIDS Behavioral Treatment Intervention and Services Development R34 applications

  • Society for Prevention Research (2004 - Present) Professional Member (ongoing)

  • Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) (1998 - Present) Executive Committee Member (ongoing)

  • Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) (1998 - Present) Peer Reviewer, Development Core (ongoing)

  • American Association of Public Health (1997 - Present) Professional Member (ongoing)

  • NIH Center for Scientific Review (1995 - 2005) Behavioral and Social Science Approaches to Preventing HIV/AIDS Study Section (BSPH); Behavioral and Social Consequences of HIV/AIDS Study Section (BSCH)

  • National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (1994 - Present) Board Member 2003-2005

  • AIDS and Anthropology Research Group (1990 - 2005) Member

  • Society for Applied Anthropology (1989 - Present) Fellow (ongoing)

  • American Anthropological Association (1987 - Present) Professional Member (ongoing)

  • Northeast Anthropological Association (1984 - 1994) Member

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