Sheri L. Towe, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Towe is licensed clinical psychologist. She was a trainee on Duke’s Interdisciplinary Research Training Program in AIDS T32 grant, funded by the National Institutes of Health, and is now working with Dr. Meade on several HARP projects. Dr. Towe received her BA in Psychology from the University of Virginia and her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Tech. She completed her clinical psychology internship at the VA Boston Healthcare System Psychology Training Program. Dr. Towe joined the HARP team in 2012.
Dr. Towe is actively involved in both domestic and international HARP projects that are focused on HIV risk in drug users. Dr. Towe’s research interests include studying the effects of substance use and HIV infection on decision making and cognitive functioning and the development of intervention strategies to improve cognitive functioning.