Tonia Poteat, PhD, MPH, MMSc

  • Assistant Professor of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Biography

Dr. Tonia Poteat is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Medicine at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill and core faculty in the UNC Center Health Equity Research. Her research, teaching, and practice focus on HIV and sexual and gender minority health with particular attention to transgender health. In addition to her academic work, she provides medical care for people living with HIV at UNC Medical Center. Dr. Poteat is a certified HIV Specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine; and she has provided primary care for transgender individuals since 1996.