Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Elopre completed her medical degree at University of Florida’s College of Medicine. She then underwent Internal Medicine Residency and Infectious Diseases’ Fellowship training at University of Alabama at Birmingham. During this time, she also received her MSPH in Applied Epidemiology. Under the mentorship of Dr. Michael Mugavero, her research interests have focused on social determinants of health for STDs, including HIV. She is now an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of Diversity and Inclusion for Graduate Medical Education.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2022 PrEP service delivery preferences of black Cis-gender women living in the Southern United StatesAIDS and Behavior.  26:3469-3479. 2022
    2022 Recent Stressful Life Events, Lifetime Traumatic Events, Missed Visits, and Antiretroviral Adherence Among Black Women With HIV in the Southeastern United States: A Cross-sectional StudyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  33:593-604. 2022
    2022 COVID Community-Engaged Testing in Alabama: Reaching Underserved Rural Populations Through CollaborationAmerican Journal of Public Health.  112:1399-1403. 2022
    2022 Using Implementation Mapping to Ensure the Success of PrEP Optimization Through Enhanced Continuum Tracking (PrOTECT) AL -A Structural Intervention to Track the Statewide PrEP Care Continuum in Alabama 2022
    2022 Assessment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning experiences within a large southeast training program 2022
    2022 Implementing a graduate medical education anti-racism workshop at an academic university in the Southern USA 2022
    2022 PrEP Prescription for Black Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Alabama: Findings from a Survey of Healthcare ProvidersJournal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care.  21. 2022
    2022 The Mediating Role of Social Support and Resilience between HIV-Related Stigmas and Patient Activation among Young Black Women Living with HIV in the Southern United States: A Cross-sectional StudyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  33:78-88. 2022
    2022 Understanding social capital among young black gay and bisexual men living with HIV: a qualitative explorationCulture, Health and Sexuality.  24:1498-1513. 2022
    2022 “Let’s take that [stop sign] down.” Provider perspectives on barriers to and opportunities for PrEP prescription to African American girls and young women in Alabama 2022
    2022 “We Feel Like Everybody's Going to Judge us”: Black Adolescent Girls’ and Young Women's Perspectives on Barriers to and Opportunities for Improving Sexual Health Care, Including PrEP, in the Southern U.SJournal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care.  21. 2022
    2021 Missed Prevention Opportunities: Why Young, Black MSM with Recent HIV Diagnosis did not Access HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis ServicesAIDS and Behavior.  25:1464-1473. 2021
    2021 Online platform connecting minority trainees with minority mentorsMedical Education.  55:652. 2021
    2021 Exploring adults as support persons for improved pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV use among select adolescents and young adults in the Deep SouthPLoS One.  16. 2021
    2021 A Qualitative Study: The Journey to Self-Acceptance of Sexual Identity among Young, Black MSM in the South 2021
    2020 Time from HIV diagnosis to viral suppression: Survival analysis of statewide surveillance data in Alabama, 2012 to 2014JMIR Public Health and Surveillance.  6. 2020
    2020 Identifying Missed Opportunities for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Pre-exposure Prophylaxis During Preventive Care and Reproductive Visits in Adolescents in the Deep South.Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  47:88-95. 2020
    2020 Identifying Missed Opportunities for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Pre-exposure Prophylaxis during Preventive Care and Reproductive Visits in Adolescents in the Deep SouthSexually Transmitted Diseases.  47:88-95. 2020
    2019 Time From HIV Diagnosis to Viral Suppression: Survival Analysis of Statewide Surveillance Data in Alabama, 2012 to 2014 (Preprint) 2019
    2019 Implementation Strategies to Increase PrEP Uptake in the SouthCurrent HIV/AIDS Reports.  16:259-269. 2019
    2018 Perceptions of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis among Young, Black Men Who Have Sex with Men 2018
    2018 PrEParing Women to Prevent HIV: An Integrated Theoretical Framework to PrEP Black Women in the United StatesJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  29:835-848. 2018
    2018 Reply 2018
    2018 Reply. 2018
    2017 Brief Report: The Right People, Right Places, and Right Practices: Disparities in PrEP Access among African American Men, Women, and MSM in the Deep South 2017
    2016 Reported Church Attendance at the Time of Entry into HIV Care is Associated with Viral Load Suppression at 12 MonthsAIDS and Behavior.  20:1706-1712. 2016
    2016 Predictors of HIV Disclosure in Infected Persons Presenting to Establish CareAIDS and Behavior.  20:147-154. 2016
    2015 The role of early HIV status disclosure in retention in HIV care 2015
    2014 A case of syphilitic osteitis in a patient with HIV infectionInternational Journal of STD and AIDS.  25:765-767. 2014
    2014 Rickettsia parkeri: Eschar diagnosisJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology.  71. 2014
    2013 Fecal microbiota therapy for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in HIV-infected personsACP journal club.  158:779-780. 2013

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Non-Infectious Complications of HIV 2019

    Research Overview

  • My research focuses on HIV preexposure prophylaxis
  • Education And Training

  • UAB Hospital, Residency
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Florida 2009
  • Full Name

  • Latesha Elopre