Ending HIV in Alabama: A Work in Progress
Michael Mugavero, MD, MHSc, is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Co-Director of the UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), Director of the UAB Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education (COERE), and Director of the Training Academy for the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS). His HIV health services research program evaluates the influence of socio-behavioral and contextual factors spanning the HIV care continuum, with particular expertise in care engagement. Dr. Mugavero’s major scientific contributions include conceptual frameworks, measurement and monitoring considerations, correlates and consequences, and theory-based intervention development and evaluation spanning a status neutral HIV care continuum. He is also a dedicated mentor, currently serving as primary mentor for 3 NIH K23 awardees, and PI of a T32 health services research training grant from AHRQ.