Oveta Fuller, ASC faculty associate and associate professor of microbiology, developed the "trusted messenger approach" to enlist religious leaders in HIV/AIDS prevention in Zambia over 10 years ago. A recent paper, co-authored by ASC Associate Elizabeth King and John Mark Wiginton evaluates the effectiveness of the program. 

Read more about the project here : 

Bringing Faith and Science Together to Fight HIV in Africa »

and read the paper here: 

‘We can act different from what we used to’: Findings from experiences of religious leader participants in an HIV-prevention intervention in Zambia »