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Faculty Profile

Sachin Jain, M.D.

Dr. Sachin Jain

Instructor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)


Professional Interests

Dr. Jain is a board-certified Infectious Diseases and HIV specialist. He completed his medical degree at Rush Medical College and MPH at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. As an Internal Medicine resident at Yale-New Haven Hospital, he co-founded an adult refugee clinic and subsequently co-authored a book chapter on the management of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in refugee patients.

After residency, he worked as an academic hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston and was appointed Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He went on to complete an Infectious Diseases fellowship at BIDMC / Harvard Medical School and research training at The Fenway Institute, mentored by Dr. Kenneth Mayer. His current research focuses on biobehavioral aspects of HIV prevention with an emphasis on post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Notable honors include: Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, O.C. Hubert Fellowship in International Health from the CDC Foundation, James A. Schoenberger, MD Prize for Academic Contributions in Disease Prevention and Health Promotion from Rush Medical College, Health & Medicine Policy Research Group 25th Anniversary “Health Award”, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health MPH Scholarship and Global Field Experience Fund grant, Unite For Sight Volunteer of the Year, and University of Illinois at Chicago Chancellor’s Student Service Award.


Selected Publications

Jain S, Krakower DS, Mayer KH. The transition from post-exposure prophylaxis to pre-exposure prophylaxis: an emerging opportunity for biobehavioral HIV prevention. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 (in press)

Jain S, Oldenburg CE, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KH. High levels of concomitant behavioral health disorders among patients presenting for HIV non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis at a Boston community health center between 1997 and 2013. AIDS and Behavior. 2015 (in press)

Krakower DS, Jain S, Mayer KH. Antiretrovirals for Primary HIV Prevention: the Current Status of Pre- and Post-exposure Prophylaxis. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2015 Jan 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Oldenburg CE, Jain S, Mayer KH, Mimiaga MJ. Post-exposure prophylaxis use and recurrent exposure to HIV among men who have sex with men who use crystal methamphetamine. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Jan 1;146:75-80.

Jain S, Oldenburg CE, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KH. Subsequent HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex with Men Who Used Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis at a Boston Community Health Center: 1997-2013. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2015 Jan;29(1):20-5.

Jain S, Oldenburg CE, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KH. Longitudinal Trends in HIV Nonoccupational Postexposure Prophylaxis Use at a Boston Community Health Center Between 1997 and 2013. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Jan 1;68(1):97-101.

Jain S, Mayer KH. Practical guidance for nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV infection: an editorial review. AIDS. 2014 Jul 17;28(11):1545-54.

Jain S, Adelson-Mitty J. HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections: Testing and Treatment Considerations for Refugees. In: Annamalai A, ed. Refugee Health Care: An Essential Medical Guide. New York: Springer; 2014:103-113.

Jain S, Lowman ES, Kessler A, Harper J, Rumoro DP, Smith KY, Purim-Shem-Tov Y, Kessler HA. Seroprevalence study using oral rapid HIV testing in a large urban emergency department. J Emerg Med. 2012 Nov;43(5):e269-75.


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