• Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health
Paula Brentlinger

International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH)
901 Boren Ave, Suite 1100

Box 359932
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

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Dr. Brentlinger has trained in both family medicine and public health. She still practices medicine in the community health center environment (current focus on viral hepatitis). She has conducted field work in Central America and southern Africa, with emphasis on refugees/displaced persons, maternal and child health, malaria, tuberculosis, HIV, and bloodstream infections. Her special interests are in the intersection between primary care and disease-focused programs, and in health-worker training.

  • MD (University of California (Davis))
  • MPH (Harvard University)
Country Affiliations 
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Education and Training
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Hepatitis
  • Immigrants and Refugees
  • Telemedicine
  • War, Conflict, and Peace Studies
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Malaria, safe motherhood, child survival, health service delivery in armed conflict situations


Brentlinger P, Behrens C, Micek M. Challenges in the management of malaria and HIV in pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa (review). Lancet Infectious Diseases 2006; 6:100-111.

Brentlinger P. Health, human rights, and malaria control: historical background and current challenges. Health and Human Rights 2006: 9(2):10-38.

Moon TD, Silva WP, Buene M, Morais L, Valverde E, Vermund SH, Brentlinger PE. Bacteremia as a cause of fever in ambulatory, HIV-infected Mozambican adults: results and policy implications from a prospective observational study. PLoS One. 2013 Dec 30; 8(12):e83591. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083591. eCollection 2013.

Brentlinger PE, Silva WP, Vermund SH, Valverde E, Buene M, Moon TD. Practical management of HIV-associated anemia in resource-limited settings: prospective observational evaluation of a new Mozambican guideline. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 2016 Jan; 32(1):12-25. DOI: 10.1089/AID.2015.0030. Epub 2015 Aug 19.

Ruano Camps M, Brentlinger PE, Augusto G, Nguimfack A, Mudender F. Association of HIV/AIDS clinician warm line utilization with diagnosis and management of antiretroviral treatment failure in Mozambique: a retrospective analysis of program data. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care 2017; doi: 10.1177/2325957417710720.