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Angela  Bengtson

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Epidemiology

Dr. Bengtson's research focuses on improving the health of women with HIV and their children during the perinatal period. Her work explores the impact of HIV and its treatment with antiretroviral therapy during the perinatal period. She has a particular interest in understanding how HIV and its treatment influence cardiometabolic risk for women during pregnancy and postpartum, and on mental health comorbitidies, including perintal depression. Dr. Bengtson has worked extensively in sub-Saharan Africa, most recently in Malawi and South Africa. 

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Contact Information


ATLANTA , GA 30322


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Areas of Interest

  • Cardiometabolic Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Global Health
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Women’s Health


  • PhD 2015, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MA 2009, University of Denver

Courses Taught

  • EPI 744: Pediatric& Perintl Epi

Affiliations & Activities


  • Emory Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics (secondary appointment)
  • Emory Center for AIDS Research
  • Emory Global Diabetes Research Center