Carol A. Harris, MD
Dr. Carol Harris, Professor of Clinical Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Director of the Einstein Institute of Global HIV Medicine, has supported students in projects in Ethiopia involving orphan and vulnerable children care and support, rehabilitation of marginalized women, rural and urban development, and malaria prevention and control efforts.
Einstein Physician Offers A World of Compassion
Dr. Carol Harris’ work with AIDS patients in Ethiopia has led to an expansive network of programs and services to create and expand care for the estimated 1.1 million Ethiopians afflicted by the disease.
Ethiopia and Rwanda
Johanna Daily, M.D.
Dr. Johanna Daily, Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), carries out basic science efforts in the analysis of parasite and host whole genome transcriptional data through a collaboration with Dr. Terrie Taylor's (Michigan State) in Blantyre, Malawi in children with severe disease; with Dr. Kathryn Anastos in malaria-infected adults with and without HIV in Rwanda; and with Dr. Carol Harris in basic epidemiology and outcomes research of malaria in Ethiopia.
Kami Kim, MD
Dr. Kami Kim, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), has recently developed collaborations with clinical investigators at the Blantyre Malaria Project in Malawi to understand the clinical impact of HIV co-infection upon cerebral malaria.
Theresa Madaline, MD
Little is known about why children die from certain severe forms of malaria, and how to prevent these malaria-related deaths. Mentored by Dr. Kami Kim and collaborating with the Blantyre Malaria Project, Dr. Theresa Madaline studies the immune systems of children in Malawi with HIV and cerebral malaria to identify what makes them unique from their HIV-negative counterparts, and how their immune cells react to the parasite.
Sarah E. Hochman, MD
Mentored by Dr. Kami Kim and collaborating with the Blantyre Malaria Project, Dr. Sarah Hochman studies the pathophysiology of HIV and malaria co-infection, with a focus on immune dysregulation and the blood-brain barrier.