Jorge Salazar

Infectious Diseases Fellow, Division of HIV, Infectious Disease, and Global Medicine

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Jorge Salazar is originally from San Luis Potosí, Mexico, and was raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He obtained his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee and completed Internal Medicine residency at the University of California, Davis in Sacramento, California. He joined the University of California, San Francisco for Infectious Diseases Fellowship training and to pursue a career in academic research. He also serves as an AIDS Research Institute Clinical Fellow and provides integrated HIV care for patients at Ward 86. As a postdoctoral research fellow, his current research focuses on the dynamics of HIV care engagement and its implications along the HIV care continuum as well as understanding the barriers and facilitators that influence the delivery and uptake of long-acting antiretroviral therapy with the goal of improving health disparities among the spectrum of marginalized and minoritized communities.