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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
Diane Di Mauro
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
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
Daniel Pilowsky
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Elaine Abrams
Professor
Epidemiology and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Elizabeth Radin
Associate Research Scientist
ICAP
Eric Schrimshaw
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Francine Cournos
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
Isaac Weisfuse
Associate 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
Jennifer Hirsch
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Karolynn Siegel
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Louise Kuhn
Professor
Epidemiology (in the Sergievsky Center)
Lisa Metsch
Chair and Stephen Smith Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Mary Ann Chiasson
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Medicine)
Moise Desvarieux
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Marita Murrman
Associate 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
Allan Rosenfield Professor of Forced Migration and Health
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
Interim Chair and Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Wafaa El-Sadr
University Professor
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
Stephan Helleringer
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Helen-Maria Lekas
Associate Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences
Ilan Meyer
Professor Emeritus
Sociomedical Sciences
Nancy Sloan
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Population and Family Health
Jemima Frimpong
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences
Peter Taback
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences

News & Features

The use of gift cards significantly increased viral suppression and clinic attendance among HIV-positive patients, according to the latest study conducted by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Findings showed that there was a four-percent higher percentage
The timing of a girl’s first menstruation may affect her first sexual encounter, first pregnancy, and her vulnerability to some sexually transmitted infections, according to a meta-analysis by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. These patterns of sexual and re
Newly released findings from national HIV surveys in Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia reveal extraordinary progress in confronting the HIV epidemic. These three countries in Southern Africa have been heavily affected by HIV, and now there are encouraging signs that the epidemics are going in the

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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

Hirsch-Moverman, Y., Daftary, A., Yuengling, K.A. … & Howard, A.A. (2017). Using mHealth for HIV/TB Treatment Support in Lesotho: Enhancing Patient-Provider Communication in the START Study. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. View abstract