CFAR Seminar: Aaron Tobian, MD, PhD-Understanding HIV Risk and Acquisition from the Perspective of the Foreskin

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Aaron Tobian, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology, Medicine and Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health

Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.  

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Dr. Aaron Tobian is an Associate Professor of Pathology, Medicine and Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health as well as the Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.  Dr. Tobian completed a combined MD and PhD program at Case Western Reserve University.  During medical school, he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society.  He subsequently completed a clinical pathology residency and transfusion medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. 

Over the course of his academic and professional career, Dr. Tobian has lived or worked in five developing countries. Most notably, for the past ten years Dr. Tobian has collaborated with the Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) in Uganda.  Through his collaborative endeavors, he has established a research program to evaluate the pathophysiology and interplay of HIV and other STIs, along with their subsequent contribution to genital inflammation, in order to develop prevention approaches to reduce multiple STIs.  This work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). 

Dr. Tobian has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed research articles in journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, and The Lancet.  His work has also been featured on the NBC Today Show, National Public Radio, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and other prominent media outlets.