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Our faculty has led on every aspect of the global response to HIV, from research into mother-to-child transmission to strengthening treatment and care systems to the history of stigma, advocacy, and coalition-building.

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Faculty in HIV/AIDS

Angela Aidala
Associate Research Scientist
Sociomedical Sciences
Andrea Howard
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Amy Fairchild
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Alwyn Cohall
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences, Population and Family Health, and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Batya Elul
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center
Bruce Levin
Professor
Biostatistics
Claude Mellins
Professor
Medical Psychology (in Sociomedical Sciences and Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Daniel Barth-Jones
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
Diana Hernandez
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
David Hoos
Associate Research Scientist
ICAP
Debra Kalmuss
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
David Bell
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Denis Nash
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Elaine Abrams
Professor
Epidemiology and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Elizabeth Radin
Associate Research Scientist
ICAP
Eric Schrimshaw
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Francine Cournos
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
Jessica Justman
Associate Professor
Medicine (in Epidemiology and ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Josh Ruxin
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
John Santelli
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics
Jennifer Hirsch
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Karolynn Siegel
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Louise Kuhn
Professor
Epidemiology (in the Sergievsky Center)
Lisa Rosen-Metsch
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Mary Ann Chiasson
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Medicine)
Melanie Gold
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Moise Desvarieux
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Marita Murrman
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Mark Hatzenbuehler
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Maureen Miller
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Miriam Rabkin
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (In ICAP) and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Neil Boothby
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Peter Messeri
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Patrick Wilson
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Quarraisha Abdool Karim
Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ronald Bayer
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Robert Fullilove
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Richard Parker
Special Research Scientist
Sociomedical Sciences
Robert Klitzman
Professor
Psychiatry (in Sociomedical Sciences) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Rafael Perez-Figueroa
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center
Ruby Senie
Special Lecturer
Epidemiology
Sharon Mannheimer
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Sally Findley
Professor
Population and Family Health & Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Susan Michaels-Strasser
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Stephen Arpadi
Professor
Epidemiology and Pediatrics (in the Sergiesvky Center) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Scott Hammer
Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Salim Abdool Karim
Caprisa Professor for Global Health
in Epidemiology
Theodorus Sandfort
Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences (in Psychiatry)
Terry McGovern
Harriet and Robert H. Heilbrunn Professor and Chair
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Wafaa El-Sadr
University Professor, Dr. Mathilde Krim-amfAR Chair of Global Health
Epidemiology (In ICAP)
Morgan Philbin
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Joanne Csete
Associate Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Ellen Morrison
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Helen-Maria Lekas
Associate Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences
Ilan Meyer
Professor Emeritus
Sociomedical Sciences
Jemima Frimpong
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences
Peter Taback
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Etienne Meunier
Associate Research Scientist
Sociomedical Sciences
Andrea Low
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center

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Siegel, K., Meunier, É., & Lekas, H.M. (2018). The Experience and Management of HIV Stigma Among HIV-Negative Adults in Heterosexual Serodiscordant Relationships in New York City. AIDS Care. View abstract

Siegel, K., Lekas, H. M., Onaga, M., Verni, R., & Gunn, H. (2017). The Strategies of Heterosexuals from Large Metropolitan Areas for Assessing the Risks of Exposure to HIV or Other Sexually Transmitted Infections from Partners Met Online. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. View abstract.

Frye, V., & Koblin, B.A. (2017). HIV Self-testing in High-risk Populations. Lancet HIV. View abstract

Melaku, Z., Lulseged, S., Wang, C. … & Abrams, E.J. (2017). Outcomes Among HIV-Infected Children Initiating HIV Care and Antiretroviral Treatment in Ethiopia. Tropical Medicine & International Health. View abstract