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. Edward Hook III, 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 PrEParing Women to Prevent HIV: An Integrated Theoretical Framework to PrEP Black Women in the United States.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  29:835-848. 2018
    2018 Reply.Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  77:e22. 2018
    2017 Response to Letter from Clement et al. Commenting on "The Right People, Right Places, and Right Practices: Disparities in PrEP Access Among African American Men, Women and MSM in the Deep South".Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes2017
    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.Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  74:56-59. 2017
    2016 Reported Church Attendance at the Time of Entry into HIV Care is Associated with Viral Load Suppression at 12 Months.AIDS and Behavior.  20:1706-1712. 2016
    2016 Predictors of HIV Disclosure in Infected Persons Presenting to Establish Care.AIDS and Behavior.  20:147-154. 2016
    2015 The Role of Early HIV Status Disclosure in Retention in HIV Care.AIDS patient care.  29:646-650. 2015
    2014 A case of syphilitic osteitis in a patient with HIV infection.International Journal of STD and AIDS.  25:765-767. 2014
    2014 Rickettsia parkeri: eschar diagnosis.Journal of The American Academy of Dermatology.  71:e87-e89. 2014
    2013 Fecal microbiota therapy for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in HIV-infected persons.Annals of Internal Medicine.  158:779-780. 2013

    Research Overview

  • My research focuses on HIV preexposure prophylaxis
  • Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by CEPHEID 2018 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by ATLAS GENETICS 2017 - 2019
  • HPTN 078: Enhancing Recruitment, Linkage to Care and Treatment for HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in the United States  awarded by FAMILY HEALTH INTERNATIONAL 2015 - 2019
  • The UAB Sexually Transmitted Infections Cooperative Research Centers (STI CRC)  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • UAB Center for AIDS Research  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • Alabama/North Carolina STD/HIV Prevention Training Center Component A  awarded by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention 2014 - 2019
  • PrEP-Up!  awarded by BIRMINGHAM AIDS OUTREACH 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by ROCHE MOLECULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 2017 - 2018
  • JCDH Contract No: DC-29  awarded by JEFFERSON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 2017 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by CLICK DIAGNOSTICS 2016 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by BECTON DICKINSON AND COMPANY 2016 - 2018
  • Trichomonas Vaginalis Repeat Infections Among HIV-Negative Women  awarded by TULANE UNIVERSITY 2013 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS 2016 - 2017
  • JCDH Contract No: DC-29  awarded by JEFFERSON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 2016 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by HOLOGIC, INC. 2016 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by FLORA BIOSCIENCE 2016 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by QUIDEL CORPORATION 2015 - 2016
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Florida
  • Full Name

  • Latesha Elopre
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