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

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    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 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
  • Investigator On

  • UAB-MISS MACS/WIHS Combined Cohort Study (MACS/WIHS-CCS)  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2026
  • UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • Private Grant  awarded by BECTON DICKINSON AND COMPANY 2019 - 2020
  • Alabama/North Carolina STD/HIV Prevention Training Center Component A  awarded by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention 2014 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by CEPHEID 2018 - 2019
  • Game Changer  awarded by AIDS ALABAMA 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
  • 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 2009
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2012
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015
  • Full Name

  • Latesha Elopre