HIV/AIDS Experts at Emory

Emory University is home to some of the leading HIV/AIDS experts and researchers in the world. The following Emory experts are available for media interviews. 

Rama Rao Amara, PhD
Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine 
Research Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Yerkes National Primate Research Center of Emory University
HIV/AIDS Vaccine Research

Background links:
Bio: Rama Rao Amara

Rafi Ahmed, PhD
Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine
HIV/AIDS Vaccine Research

Background links:
Bio: Rafi Ahmed

Rana Chakraborty MD, MSc, FRCPCH, DPhil (PhD)
Director, Ponce Family and Youth Clinic
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric HIV

Background links:
Bio: Rana Chakraborty 

James Curran, MD, MPH
Co-Director, Center for AIDS Research at Emory
Administration & HIV Policy

Background links:
"Looking Back on 30 Years" (video)
Bio: James W. Curran
"The Era of AIDS" 
"The Fabric of Hope" 

Carlos del Rio, MD
Co-Director, Center for AIDS Research at Emory
Clinical Science & International Research

Background links:
CV: Carlos del Rio
"The Fabric of Hope: Carlos del Rio"

Eric Hunter, PhD
Co-Director, Center for AIDS Research at Emory
Basic Science & Translational Research

Background links:
Bio: Eric Hunter
"The Fabric of Hope: Eric Hunter"

Anthony Lemieux, PhD
Visiting Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Health behavior and HIV prevention in adolescents

Background links:
Bio: Anthony Lemieux
Expert: Health behavior change & HIV prevention  

Dennis Liotta, PhD
Professor, Organic Chemistry, Emory University School of Medicine
Antiretroviral Drug Research

Background links:
Bio: Dennis Liotta

Mark Mulligan, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine
HIV/AIDS Vaccine Research

Background links:
Bio: Mark Mulligan

Martha Rogers, MD
Director, Lillian Carter Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility
Director, Center for Child-Well Being, Global Task Force for Health
Pediatric AIDS expert with significant experience in developing countries

Background links:
Bio: Martha Rogers

Raymond Schinazi, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
Antiretroviral Drug Research

Background links:
Bio: Ray Schinazi

Paul Spearman, MD
Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Pediatrics, Emory School of Medicine
Chief Research Officer for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
HIV pathogenesis and HIV vaccine development

Background links:
Profile: Paul Spearman 

Drenna Waldrop-Valverde, PhD
Associate Professor
Effects of health literacy and behaviors on health disparities in HIV clinical outcomes

Background links:
Bio: Drenna Waldrop-Valverde 

Contact

To contact media relations:

Holly Korschun
Director, Research Communications
hkorsch@emory.edu
404-727-3990 Office
404-686-5500 Pager (ID 14501)
404-227-1243 Mobile

Jennifer Johnson
Associate Director, Media Relations
jennifer.johnson@emory.edu
404-727-5696 Office
404-441-5929 Mobile

See also:
Media Tool Box