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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
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
Diana Hernández
Associate Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
David Hoos
Associate Research Scientist
ICAP
David Bell
Professor
Population and Family Health and Pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Elaine Abrams
Professor
Epidemiology and Pediatrics 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
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 in Sociomedical Sciences at CUIMC
Sociomedical Sciences
Maureen Miller
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Miriam Rabkin
Associate Professor
Epidemiology (In ICAP) and Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Nischay Mishra
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (In the Center for Infection and Immunity) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Peter Messeri
Professor Emeritus/Special Lecturer
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
Professor Emeritus
Sociomedical Sciences and Anthropology, Special Research Scientist and Special Lecturer in Sociomedical Sciences
Robert Klitzman
Professor
Psychiatry (in Sociomedical Sciences) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Susan Michaels-Strasser
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Scott Hammer
Harold C. Neu Professor of Infectious Diseases (In Medicine) and Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Irving 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
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)
Chloe Teasdale
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Morgan Philbin
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Joanne Csete
Associate Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Helen-Maria Lekas
Associate Professor of Clinical
Sociomedical Sciences
Latanya Mapp Frett
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health
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
Matthew Lamb
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (In ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Rupak Shivakoti
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Caleb Miles
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics
Kathleen Sikkema
Stephen Smith Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Abigail Greenleaf
Assistant Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center (at ICAP)
Dustin Duncan
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Jeremy Kane
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology

News & Features

The U.S. commemorated the 40th anniversary of the country’s first known case of AIDS on June 5th.  To date, it has taken the lives of 32.7 million children and adults, and currently more than 38 million persons are living with HIV globally.&n
June 5, 2021 marks the 40th anniversary of the first report of AIDS cases and the onset of the American AIDS epidemic. In a new, thought-provoking “Commentary” in the New England Journal of Medicine, Professor Ronald Bayer, PhD, at Columbia University Mailman School
A study led by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers examines attitudes toward long-acting injectable (LAI) HIV therapies, among women with a history of injection—including medical purposes and substance use. The findings appear in the journal AIDS Patient Care and

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Adimora A.A., Ramirez C., Benning L., Greenblatt R.M., Kempf M.C., Tien P.C., Kassaye S.G., Anastos K., Cohen M., Minkoff H., Wingood G., Ofotokun I., Fischl M.A., & Gange S. (2018). Cohort Profile: The Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). Int J Epidemiol. View abstract.

Haley D.F., Wingood G.M., Kramer M.R., Haardörfer R., Adimora A.A., Rubtsova A., Edmonds A., Goswami N.D., Ludema C., Hickson D.A., Ramirez C., Ross Z., Bolivar H., & Cooper H.L.F. (2018). Associations Between Neighborhood Characteristics, Social Cohesion, and Perceived Sex Partner Risk and Non-Monogamy Among HIV-Seropositive and HIV-Seronegative Women in the Southern U.S. Arch Sex Behav. View abstract. 

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.