• 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 Instructor of Medicine and Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Perceptions of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis among Young, Black Men Who Have Sex with MenAIDS patient care.  32:511-518. 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 ReplyJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  77:e22. 2018
    2018 Reply.Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  77:e22. 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 SouthJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology.  74:56-59. 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 careAIDS patient care.  29:646-650. 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 personsAnnals of Internal Medicine.  158:779-780. 2013

    Research Overview

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

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Florida 2009
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2012
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015
  • Full Name

  • Latesha Elopre