Melissa Watt. Photo courtesy Duke University.

Melissa Watt

Associate Professor of the Practice in Global Health, Duke University

Dr. Watt's research focuses on understanding and addressing gender-specific health issues in sub-Saharan Africa, with specific attention to HIV, substance use, and mental health, and the application of mixed methods to understand health behavior and develop culturally salient interventions. Read more


Obstetric Fistula and Mental Health: From Tanzania to Mali

Data from a pilot study in Mali are helping the country provide more holistic fistula care to women and girls.