Associate Professor Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Dr. Sharon Mannheimer, MD is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and is also faculty in the Department of Epidemiology in the Mailman School of Public Health. She is based at Harlem Hospital, where she is the Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Mannheimer's career in Infectious Diseases has focused on HIV, including clinical care of HIV-infected patients, research on adherence to HIV therapy, and also research on HIV prevention. Dr. Mannheimer helps oversee HIV Services at Harlem Hospital including several Ryan White-funded programs, which provide primary care and other supportive HIV services for residents of Harlem and neighboring communities. She also oversees Harlem Hospital's Rapid HIV testing program. In addition, Dr. Mannheimer, as the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs for the Columbia University Medical Center Affiliation at Harlem Hospital, supervises all Columbia medical student activities at Harlem Hospital. She serves on two faculty committees at Columbia's College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Mannheimer is also directly involved in the teaching of Infectious Disease fellows, Medicine residents, and medical students. She is currently involved in conducting HIV prevention research as the Site Leader of the NIH-funded Harlem Prevention Center Clinical Research Site, located in Harlem and part of ICAP in Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. She is the Site Principal Investigator of the ADAPT Study, an HIV Prevention Trials Network study assessing dosing strategies for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication to prevent HIV infection among at risk HIV negative individuals in New York City. She also serves as the New York City Representative for the Provider Advisory Board of the CDCs Medical Monitoring Project, which assesses HIV care throughout the US. She also previously served as member of the Priority Setting and Resource Allocation Committee of the HIV Health and Human Services Planning Council of New York City, and was a past elected member of the New York State Medical Care Criteria Committee, which develops New York State HIV clinical practice guidelines HIV-infected adults. Dr. Mannheimer's interest in public health stems from her desire to lessen health disparities affecting African Americans related to HIV.
General Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS Medicine, International Health, Travel & Tropical
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