Iona Machado (Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons) was a Pre-Doctoral Fellow in the Rio de Janeiro site. Her research addressed screening for depression and other mental health disorders among people living with HIV in Brazil, and the impact of mental health problems on HIV clinical outcomes. She is currently a resident in Psychiatry at Stanford University.
Research Areas: Self-rated health and morbidity/mortality among HIV-infected men and women in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Physician screening practices for substance use disorder in a cohort of HIV-infected individuals in Brazil.
Machado et al. Self-rated health and substance use among individuals in HIV care in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: a cross-sectional study. International Journal of STD & AIDS (2017) 28 (12): 1175-1183.
Machado et al. Substance use among HIV-infected patients in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Agreement between medical records and the ASSIST questionnaire. Drug and Alcohol Dependence (2017) 178:115-118.
Applications for the 2020-21 class are now being accepted on a rolling basis.