Prof. Affette Michelle McCaw-Binns

Professor in FMS - Comm Health & Psychiatry: Faculty of Medical Sciences

Bachelor of Arts from New York UniversityDoctor of Philosophy from Bristol UniversityMaster of Public Health from Tulane University
Telephone: 876/927-2893

Research Interests

  • Jamaican Pharmacist and HIV/AIDS: a knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices survey
  • A study to estimate the incidence and prevalence of HIV / AIDS among teachers and students in Jamaica's education sector
  • Development of a model for post natal care aimed at reducing long term morbidity and late maternal mortality
  • Evaluation of the incidence and causes of maternal mortality 1998-2003 and the efficiency of the maternal mortality surveillance system at identifying incident cases
  • Assessment of the quality of obstetric care (competency of skilled birth attendants, role of enabling environment in service performance, delays in delivery of emergency obstetric care
  • Re-examination of the role of anti-platelet agents in the management of pregnancy induced hypertension
  • Impact of the Family Medicine component on third-year students during their Community Health rotation


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Postgraduate Advisement:

  • Kahwa,Eulalia
  • Campbell-Stennett,Diane
  • Holder,Noel
  • Tomlinson,Maureen
  • Carrington,Debbie
  • Knight,IIeen
  • Lindo,Jascinth
  • Mulraine,Zada
  • Harvey,Kevin
  • Tracey-Moodie,Judith
  • Thompson,Verna