Ph.D. Student Profile

Sarah A. Gutin

Sarah A. Gutin, M.P.H.


  • M.P.H., Reproductive Health and HIV, University of Cape Town (2007)
  • B.S., Anthropology & Zoology, University of Michigan (2003)

Research Interests & Projects

The intersection of reproductive health and HIV care, family planning, fertility desires, safe pregnancy for people living with HIV, HIV stigma, global reproductive health.

Selected Publications

  • Gutin, S.A., Amico, K.R., Hunguana, E., Munguambe, A.O., Dawson Rose, C. (2017). The relationship of repeated technical assistance support visits to the delivery of positive health, dignity and prevention (PHDP) messages by healthcare providers in Mozambique: A Longitudinal Multilevel Analysis. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (JIAPAC). Jan 1:2325957417724206. doi: 10.1177/2325957417724206. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Dawson Rose, C., Gutin, S.A., Cummings, B., Jaintilal, P., Johnson, K., Mbofana, F. (2016). ART adherence as a key component of Prevention with Persons Living with HIV in Mozambique. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 27(1): 44-56.
  • Audet, C.M., Gutin, S.A., Blevins, M., Chiau, E., Alvim, F., Jose, E., Vaz, L.M., Shepherd, B.E., Dawson Rose, C. (2015). The Impact of Visual Aids and Enhanced Training on the Delivery of Positive Health, Dignity, and Prevention Messages to Adult Patients Living with HIV in Rural North Central Mozambique. PLoS One. 10(7):e0130676.
  • Gutin, S.A., Namusoke, F., Shade, S.B., Mirembe, F. (2014). Fertility Desires and Intentions among HIV-positive women during the post-natal period in Uganda. African Journal of Reproductive Health. 18(3): 67-77.
  • Hilliard, S., Gutin, S.A., Dawson Rose, C. (2014). Messages on pregnancy and family planning that providers give women living with HIV in the context of a Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention intervention in Mozambique. International Journal of Women's Health. 6:1057-67.
  • Cummings, B., Gutin, S.A., Jaintilal, P., Correia, D., Malimane, I., Dawson Rose, C. (2014). The Role of Social Support among People Living with HIV in Rural Mozambique. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 28(11): 602-12.
  • Gutin, S.A., Cummings, B., Jaintilal, P., Johnson, K., Mbofana, F., Dawson Rose, C. (2014). Qualitative evaluation of a Positive Prevention training for health care providers in Mozambique. Evaluation and Program Planning. 43: 38–47.
  • Gutin, S.A., Mlobeli, R., Moss, M., Buga, G., Morroni, C. (2011). Survey of knowledge, attitudes and practices surrounding the intrauterine device in South Africa. Contraception. 83(2):145-50.

Additional Information

Prior to beginning her doctoral studies, Sarah conducted reproductive health and HIV research and programs in South Africa, Uganda and Mozambique. Sarah is interested in addressing how to make safer conception interventions acceptable and available to people living with, and affected by, HIV. Her doctoral research is based in Botswana.