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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Medicine

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photo of Jack DeHovitz

Jack DeHovitz, MD, MPH, FACP

Distinguished Service Professor

Director, Special Treatment and Research (STAR) Program
Director, HIV Center for Women and Children

Tel: (718) 270-1069

e-mail: jack.dehovitz@downstate.edu

Education and Training:
  • 1970 – 1974 B.S. Genetics, University of California, Davis
  • 1974 – 1975 M.P.H. Community Health, Center at Houston, School of Public Health
  • 1976 – 1980 M.D. The University of Texas Medical Branch (with High Honors), Galveston, Texas
  • 1980 – 1981 Intern in Medicine St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, New York, NY
  • 1981 – 1982 Assistant Resident in Medicine The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
  • 1983 – 1985 Strang Fellowship in Public Health Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY
  • 1983 – 1985 Fellow, International Medicine (Infectious Diseases) The New York Hospital, New York, NY
Positions Held:

Academic appointments:

2011 – present
State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center, Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
1999 – present
SUNY School of Public Health at Albany, Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology

Clinical / Administrative Appointments:

1992 – present
Director, Special Treatment and Research (STAR) Program, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
1993 – present
Director, HIV Center for Women and Children, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
1999 – present
Medical Director, AIDS Intervention Management System, Island Peer Review Organization (IPRO), Lake Success, NY
2014 – present
Co-Director, SUNY Global Health Institute

Clinical / Teaching Appointments:

1987 – present
Attending Physician, Infectious Disease Service, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Career / Research Interests:
  • Global Health
  • HIV Treatment
  • Health Care Delivery Science
  • DeHovitz JA, Feldman JG, Holman S, Minkoff H. High Sensitivity C – Reactive Protein and Response to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in Women With HIV-1 Infection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006;42:383-4. PMID: 16639356
  • Ghazaryan, LR, Muse, AG, Sarkisian TF, Morse, DL, DeHovitz JA. A survey to estimate the prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis among women in Armenia. JIDC. 2007;1:214-216.
  • Antonova P, Jacobs DI, Bojar M, Cerny, R, Ciharova K, Frick MA, Fintel B, DeHovitz J, Bennett CL. Health Care in the Czech Republic, Two Decades on from the Velvet Revolution. The Lancet. 2010;375:179-181. PMID: 19913289
  • Glesby MJ, Hoover DR, Shi Q, Danoff A, Howard A, Tien P, Merenstein D, Cohen M, Golub E, DeHovitz J, Nowicki M, Anastos K. Glycated haemoglobin in diabetic women with and without HIV infection: data from the Women's Interagency HIV Study. Antivir Ther. 2010;15:571-7. PMID: 20587850
  • Walker, LM, Huber M, Doores KJ, Falkowska E, Pejchal R, Julien J, Wang S, Ramos A, Chan-Hui P, Moyle M, Mitcham JL, Hammond PW, Olsen OA, Phung P, Fling S, Wong C, Phogat S, Wrin T, Simek MD, Protocol G. Principal Investigators, Koff WC, Wilson IA, Burton DR, Poignard P. Broad neutralization coverage of HIV by multiple highly potent antibodies. Nature. 2011; 10: 466-470. PMID: 21749977
  • Laisaar K, Uusküla A, Sharma A, DeHovitz JA, Amico KR. Developing an adherence support intervention for patients on antiretroviral therapy in the context of the recent IDU-driven HIV/AIDS epidemic in Estonia. AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 2013;25:863-73. PMID:23391132
  • Estrella MM, Abraham AG, Jing Y, Parekh RS, Tien PC, Merenstein D, Leigh CL, Anastos K, Cohen MH, DeHovitz JA, Szczech LA, Gange SJ. Antiretroviral-treated HIV-infected women have similar long-term kidney function trajectories as HIV-uninfected women. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2013 May; 29:755-60. PMID:23273313
  • Chkhartishvili, Nikoloz, Rukhadze, Nino, Svanidze, Mariam, Sharvadze, Lali, DeHovitz, Jack A, Tsertsvadze, Tengiz, McNutt, Louise-Anne and del Rio, Carlos . Evaluation of multiple measures of antiretroviral adherence in the Eastern European country of Georgia. JAIS. 2014 April; 17: 18885:01-10. PMID: 24721464
  • DeHovitz, Jack, Uusküla, Anneli, El-Bassel, Nabila . The HIV Epidemic in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2014 Jun; 11:168-76. PMID:24652411
  • Chkhartishvili, N, Sharavdze, L, Chokoshvili, O, DeHovitz, JA, del Rio, C, Tsertsvadze, T. The cascade of care in the Eastern European country of Georgia. HIV Medicine. 2015 Jan;16:62- 6105. PMID: 24919923
  • Charles E. Rose , Lytt Gardner, Jason Craw, Sonali Girde, Andrew J. Wawrzyniak, Mari-Lynn Drainoni, Jessica Davila, Jack DeHovitz, Jeanne C. Keruly, Andrew O. Westfall, Gary Marks. A Comparison of Methods for Analyzing Viral Load Data in Studies of HIV Patients. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 19; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130090