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Lina Rosengren-Hovee, MD, MPH, MS is a current fellow in the Department of Infectious Diseases at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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Lina Rosengren-Hovee, MD, MPH, MS

Lina Rosengren-Hovee completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resources Management at Malmö University in Sweden and her Master of Science degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Management at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, during which she studied environmentally sustainable consumption behaviors. She went on to work for several not-for-profit organizations, including the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy in Minnesota, and also lead the Cope Environmental Center in Indiana as the Executive Director.

Lina completed her medical degree and Internal Medicine residency training at Indiana University. During that time she worked with a research group at University of California, Los Angeles, studying HIV self-testing interventions using social networking mobile apps. Her research interest is HIV stigma, and HIV/STD prevention interventions using mobile technology to change behaviors among young MSM and other high-risk populations.



LeGrand S, Muessig KE, Horvath KJ, Rosengren AL, and Hightow‐Weidman LB. Using Technology to Support HIV Self‐Testing Among MSM. Curr Opin HIV AIDS. Accepted Jun 14 2017.

Rosengren A. Lina, Huang Emily, Daniels Joseph, Young Sean D., Marlin Robert W., Klausner Jeffrey D. (2016) Feasibility of using Grindr™ to distribute HIV self-test kits to men who have sex with men in Los Angeles, California. Sexual Health 13, 389-392.

Daniels, Joseph, Rosengren A. Lina, Young Sean D., Klausner Jeffrey D. (2016). Will men who have sex with men use short-messaging services to send photos of completed HIV self-tests to researchers? J Associ Nurses AIDS Care27(5), 722-6.