Leadership

Louis M. Weiss, M.D., M.P.H.

Louis M. Weiss, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Department of Pathology

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Codirector of the Einstein Global Health Center

718.430.2142

Areas of Research: Toxoplasma gondii: Mechanisms of latency of infection. Structure and composition of the T. gondii cyst wall. Microsporidia: Mechanism of host cell invasion. Structure and composition of the polar tube and spore wall.

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Jacqueline M. Achkar, M.D., M.Sc.

Jacqueline M. Achkar, M.D., M.Sc.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

718.430.8763

Areas of Research: Human host responses to M. tuberculosis - identification and development of TB biomarkers and diagnostics; correlates of M. tuberculosis infection activity; protective antibody responses and functions against M. tuberculosis

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Jill Raufman, M.P.H., M.S.

Jill Raufman, M.P.H., M.S.

Principal Associate, Department of Pathology

Associate Director, Global Health Center

Director, Medical Student Global Health Programs

718.430.3518

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Kathryn Anastos, M.D.

Kathryn Anastos, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health

Codirector of the Einstein Global Health Center

718.515.2593

Areas of Research: Clinical, epidemiologic & translational research in HIV disease & associated conditions in Bronx & Central Africa; HIV in women, HIV associated metabolic disease, race/sex differences, research capacity building in Africa

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Meredith A. Hawkins, M.D.

Meredith A. Hawkins, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Medicine

Director, Global Diabetes Institute

718.430.3186

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Viraj V. Patel, M.D.

Viraj V. Patel, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

718.579.2500

Areas of Research: HIV prevention and treatment interventions, mobile and social networking technology based research, sexual and gender minority health disparities, LGBTQ health, global health (India and Rwanda), primary care

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Johanna P. Daily, M.D., M.S.

Johanna P. Daily, M.D., M.S.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

718.678.1176

Areas of Research: We study the biology and host response to Plasmodium falciparum infection. We study naturally infected cohorts using comprehensive genetic and metabolic approaches to guide laboratory based pathogenesis and immunology studies

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Vinayaka R. Prasad, Ph.D.

Vinayaka R. Prasad, Ph.D.

718.430.2517

Areas of Research: Development of anti-HIV RNA aptamers to modulate HIV latency and for hematopoietic stem cell therapy; Viral determinants of HIV associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND); Effect of drugs of abuse on HIV replication and HAND

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Ruth Macklin, Ph.D.

Ruth Macklin, Ph.D.

Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

718.430.3574

Areas of Research: Ethics in research with human beings, ethics and human reproduction, global health, ethics in HIV research and treatment, ethics and health policy

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