Understanding HIV Care and Social Service Utilization for Criminal Justice Involved People Living with HIV during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Wesson is an epidemiologist focused on quantifying the health burdens of (and disparities related to) hard-to-reach and socially marginalized populations, especially as they relate to infectious diseases. His research expertise includes developing and using data driven methods for sampling hard-to-reach and “hidden” populations, population size estimation methods, and using advanced epidemiologic and statistical techniques to study the social determinants of infectious disease risk. Dr. Wesson graduated with his BA in Human Biology from Stanford University, his PhD in Epidemiology from UC Berkeley, and completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies at UCSF. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF and the Associate Director for Science at the UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences.