Joia Mukherjee, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine; Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Dr. Mukherjee is associate professor of medicine in the Division of Global Health Equity, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and associate professor of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. In the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, she directs the Master of Medical Science - Global Health Delivery Program and the Program in Global Medical Education and Social Change. She teaches infectious disease, global health delivery and human rights to health professionals and students from around the world. She has helped to create new residency and fellowship training programs for Rwandan and Haitian physicians as well as global health residencies and fellowships for US trainees at Harvard and other American universities.
Dr. Mukherjee’s scholarly work focuses on the provision of health as a human right and on the implementation of complex health interventions in resource-poor settings.
Dr. Mukherjee is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School, trained in infectious disease, internal medicine, and pediatrics at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and has an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. Since 2000, Dr. Mukherjee has served as the chief medical officer of Partners In Health, a nonprofit focused on reducing global health disparities by strengthening health systems through public sector support and community-based programs. She provides strategic guidance on the implementation of clinical programs at PIH’s sites in Haiti, Rwanda, Malawi, Lesotho, Peru, Mexico and Russia and has served as an expert consultant for the World Health Organization and Ministries of Health on of HIV, TB, health systems strengthening and health work force development.
Dr. Mukherjee also serves on the board of directors for Last Mile Health (Liberia), Village Health Works (Burundi) and Muso (Mali) and advises various grassroots organizations throughout the developing world in their work to deliver health care with a human rights based approach to the poorest of the poor.
Children and adolescents with HIV. August 1, 2013. The Lancet infectious diseases.
Aggressive regimens for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis decrease all-cause mortality. March 13, 2013. PloS one.
Improved retention associated with community-based accompaniment for antiretroviral therapy delivery in rural rwanda. December 18, 2012. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Nurse mentorship to improve the quality of health care delivery in rural Rwanda. November 16, 2012. Nursing outlook.
Comprehensive approach to improving maternal health and achieving MDG 5: report from the mountains of Lesotho. August 27, 2012. PloS one.
Outcomes of comprehensive care for children empirically treated for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in a setting of high HIV prevalence. May 22, 2012. PloS one.
Psychosocial support intervention for HIV-affected families in Haiti: implications for programs and policies for orphans and vulnerable children. March 6, 2012. Social science & medicine (1982).
Excellent clinical outcomes and high retention in care among adults in a community-based HIV treatment program in rural Rwanda. March 1, 2012. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999).
High human immunodeficiency virus-free survival of infants born to human immunodeficiency virus-positive mothers in an integrated program to decrease child mortality in rural Rwanda. July 1, 2011. The Pediatric infectious disease journal.
Meeting cholera's challenge to Haiti and the world: a joint statement on cholera prevention and care. May 31, 2011. PLoS neglected tropical diseases.
Structural violence: a barrier to achieving the millennium development goals for women. March 25, 2011. Journal of women's health (2002).
Post-approval translational research itself has diverse ethics. August 1, 2010. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB.
Perceived discrimination and stigma toward children affected by HIV/AIDS and their HIV-positive caregivers in central Haiti. July 1, 2010. AIDS care.
When one can infect two: a reflection on the impact of HIV discordance on child HIV infection. May 10, 2010. The Pan African medical journal.
Economic risk factors for HIV infection among women in rural Haiti: implications for HIV prevention policies and programs in resource-poor settings. May 1, 2010. Journal of women's health (2002).
Psychosocial functioning among HIV-affected youth and their caregivers in Haiti: implications for family-focused service provision in high HIV burden settings. March 1, 2010. AIDS patient care and STDs.
South-south collaboration in scale-up of HIV care: building human capacity for care. January 1, 2010. AIDS (London, England).
Depression and post-traumatic stress disorder among Haitian immigrant students: implications for access to mental health services and educational programming. December 22, 2009. BMC public health.
A classification and meta-analysis of community-based directly observed therapy programs for tuberculosis treatment in developing countries. December 1, 2009. Journal of community health.
HIV, infant feeding and implementation failure: advancing policies for women with HIV infection and attaining the Millennium Development Goals. August 1, 2009. Bulletin of the World Health Organization.
Strategies for harm reduction among HIV-affected couples who want to conceive. April 4, 2009. AIDS and behavior.
Overseas processing of dried blood spots for timely diagnosis of HIV in Haitian infants. November 1, 2008. Revista panamericana de salud pública = Pan American journal of public health.
Development of an ultrasound training curriculum in a limited resource international setting: successes and challenges of ultrasound training in rural Rwanda. September 25, 2008. International journal of emergency medicine.
Violence and the role of illness narratives. August 30, 2008. Lancet.
Treatment of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in Tomsk, Russia: a retrospective cohort study. August 22, 2008. Lancet.
Comprehensive treatment of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis. August 7, 2008. The New England journal of medicine.
Northern Uganda and paradigms of HIV prevention: the need for social analysis. January 1, 2008. Global public health.
The Health Care Gap January 1, 2008. Moore, John Hartwell, ed. Encyclopedia of Race and Racism. 3 vols.
It is still poverty January 1, 2008. Women, Poverty and AIDS, 2nd edition. Farmer P, Connors M, and Simmons J., eds..
HIV AIDS in Child and Adolescent Health January 1, 2008. Heggenhougen K and Quah S eds. The International Encyclopedia of Public Health.
Pediatric MDR-TB January 1, 2008. In: Zumla A and Schaaf S, eds. Tuberculosis: A comprehensive clinical treatise. .
Community Based Care January 1, 2008. From the Ground Up: AIDS Care in Resource Poor Settings.
HIV/AIDS care: the minimum package and scaling up January 1, 2008. Celentano DD and Beyrer C, eds.Public Health Aspects of HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries: Epidemiology, Prevention and Care.
Adverse reactions among patients being treated for MDR-TB in Tomsk, Russia. December 1, 2007. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.
Provider-initiated HIV testing in rural Haiti: low rate of missed opportunities for diagnosis of HIV in a primary care clinic. November 29, 2007. AIDS research and therapy.
Treating multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Tomsk, Russia: developing programs that address the linkage between poverty and disease. October 22, 2007. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
Expanding global HIV treatment: case studies from the field. October 22, 2007. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
Framing HIV prevention discourse to encompass the complexities of war in northern Uganda. May 30, 2007. American journal of public health.
Community health workers as a cornerstone for integrating HIV and primary healthcare. January 1, 2007. AIDS care.
AIDS and Poverty January 1, 2007. Development.
Antiretroviral therapy in resource-poor settings. Decreasing barriers to access and promoting adherence. December 1, 2006. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999).
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis management in resource-limited settings. September 1, 2006. Emerging infectious diseases.
Community-based therapy for children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. June 1, 2006. Pediatrics.
The pricing and procurement of antiretroviral drugs: an observational study of data from the Global Fund. May 17, 2006. Bulletin of the World Health Organization.
Treatment outcomes in an integrated civilian and prison MDR-TB treatment program in Russia. April 1, 2006. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.
Identification of chlamydia and gonorrhoea among women in rural Haiti: maximising access to treatment in a resource poor setting. April 1, 2006. Sexually transmitted infections.
Determinants of discontinuation of initial highly active antiretroviral therapy regimens in a US HIV-infected patient cohort. April 1, 2006. HIV medicine.
Point of care testing for antiretroviral therapy-related lactic acidosis in resource-poor settings. March 21, 2006. AIDS (London, England).
Monitoring HIV treatment in developing countries. March 11, 2006. BMJ (Clinical research ed.).
Representative drug susceptibility patterns for guiding design of retreatment regimens for MDR-TB. March 1, 2006. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.
Pediatric DOTS-Plus January 1, 2006. Informe Nacional de la Programa Tuberculosis.
Infectious Diseases January 1, 2006. In: Levy BS, Sidel VW, eds. Social Injustice and Public Health.
The PIH Guide to the Community-Based Treatment of HIV in Resource-Poor Settings January 1, 2006.
Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection Adults and Adolescents: Recommendations for a public health approach January 1, 2006.
Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection in and Children: Towards Universal Access, Recommendations for a public health approach January 1, 2006.
Poverty, Health and Human Rights-time for action January 1, 2006. Global Pulse .
Guidelines for the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis January 1, 2006.
Diagnosing Injustice January 1, 2006. Fort M, Mercer MA, and Gish O, eds. Sickness and wealth: the corporate assault on global health. .
Factors associated with forced sex among women accessing health services in rural Haiti: implications for the prevention of HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases. February 1, 2005. Social science & medicine (1982).
An information system and medical record to support HIV treatment in rural Haiti. November 13, 2004. BMJ (Clinical research ed.).
The International AIDS Conferences from Vancouver to Bangkok: how far have we come in eight years? August 1, 2004. Revista panamericana de salud pública = Pan American journal of public health.
Number of drugs to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. June 15, 2004. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine.
From directly observed therapy to accompagnateurs: enhancing AIDS treatment outcomes in Haiti and in Boston. June 1, 2004. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Basing treatment on rights rather than ability to pay: 3 by 5. March 27, 2004. Lancet.
Programmes and principles in treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. February 7, 2004. Lancet.
Integrated HIV prevention and care strengthens primary health care: lessons from rural Haiti. January 1, 2004. Journal of public health policy.
The PIH Guide to the Community-Based Treatment of HIV in Resource-Poor Settings. Bangkok Edition January 1, 2004.
Tuberculosis Resurging with Help from a Deadly Ally: HIV January 1, 2004. Open Society News.
Tackling HIV in resource poor countries. November 8, 2003. BMJ (Clinical research ed.).
HIV-1 care in resource-poor settings: a view from Haiti. September 20, 2003. Lancet.
Clinical and programmatic considerations in the treatment of MDR-TB in children: a series of 16 patients from Lima, Peru. July 1, 2003. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.
Treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis during pregnancy: a report of 7 cases. April 4, 2003. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
An Electronic Medical Record system to support HIV treatment in rural Haiti. January 1, 2003. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium.
From multidrug-resistant tuberculosis to DOTS expansion and beyond: making the most of a paradigm shift. January 1, 2003. Tuberculosis (Edinburgh, Scotland).
Scaling up antiretroviral therapy in resource limited settings: guidelines for a public health approach January 1, 2003.
The PIH Guide to the Medical Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis January 1, 2003.
Access to antiretroviral treatment and care: the HIV Equity Initiative, Cange, Haiti January 1, 2003. Perspectives and Practice in Antiretroviral Treatment.
Antiretroviral treatment in resource-poor settings: clinical research priorities. November 9, 2002. Lancet.
Informatics tools to monitor progress and outcomes of patients with drug resistant tuberculosis in Peru. January 1, 2002. Proceedings / AMIA ... Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium.
Operations manual for implementing the treatment of MDR-TB in resource-limited settings January 1, 2002.
Community-based approaches to HIV treatment in resource-poor settings. August 4, 2001. Lancet.
Consensus Statement on Antiretroviral Treatment for AIDS in Poor Countries June 9, 2001. Topics in HIV Medicine 2001 Jun.
Substantial differences in specificity of HIV-specific cytotoxic T cells in acute and chronic HIV infection. January 15, 2001. The Journal of experimental medicine.
Cellular immune responses and viral diversity in individuals treated during acute and early HIV-1 infection. January 15, 2001. The Journal of experimental medicine.
Community-based treatment of advanced HIV disease: introducing DOT-HAART (directly observed therapy with highly active antiretroviral therapy). January 1, 2001. Bulletin of the World Health Organization.
Development of N-[3-(2',4'-dichlorophenoxy)-2-18F-fluoropropyl]-N-methylpropargylamine (18F-fluoroclorgyline) as a potential PET radiotracer for monoamine oxidase-A. August 1, 1999. Nuclear medicine and biology.
Preliminary assessment of extrastriatal dopamine D-2 receptor binding in the rodent and nonhuman primate brains using the high affinity radioligand, 18F-fallypride. July 1, 1999. Nuclear medicine and biology.
Monoamine oxidase A inhibition by fluoxetine: an in vitro and in vivo study. March 15, 1999. Synapse (New York, N.Y.).
N-(6-18F-fluorohexyl)-N-methylpropargylamine: a fluorine-18-labeled monoamine oxidase B inhibitor for potential use in PET studies. January 1, 1999. Nuclear medicine and biology.
Evaluation of the binding of the radiolabeled antidepressant drug, 18F-fluoxetine in the rodent brain: an in vitro and in vivo study. October 1, 1998. Nuclear medicine and biology.
Image reconstruction for dynamic PET based on low-order approximation and restoration of the sinogram. December 1, 1997. IEEE transactions on medical imaging.
Evaluation of monoamine oxidase B inhibition by fluoxetine (Prozac): an in vitro and in vivo study. October 15, 1997. European journal of pharmacology.
Evaluation of d-amphetamine effects on the binding of dopamine D-2 receptor radioligand, 18F-fallypride in nonhuman primates using positron emission tomography. September 1, 1997. Synapse (New York, N.Y.).
Fluorinated benzazepines: 1. Synthesis, radiosynthesis and biological evaluation of a series of substituted benzazepines as potential radiotracers for positron emission tomographic studies of dopamine D-1 receptors. August 1, 1996. Nuclear medicine and biology.
Synthesis, radiosynthesis, and biological evaluation of fluorinated thienylcyclohexyl piperidine derivatives as potential radiotracers for the NMDA receptor-linked calcium ionophore. April 1, 1996. Nuclear medicine and biology.
18F-desmethoxyfallypride: a fluorine-18 labeled radiotracer with properties similar to carbon-11 raclopride for PET imaging studies of dopamine D2 receptors. January 1, 1996. Life sciences.
Fluorinated benzamide neuroleptics--III. Development of (S)-N-[(1-allyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)methyl]-5-(3-[18F]fluoropropyl)-2, 3-dimethoxybenzamide as an improved dopamine D-2 receptor tracer. April 1, 1995. Nuclear medicine and biology.
Radionuclide probes for tissue damage. May 31, 1994. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
Fluorine-18 labelled substituted benzazepines as potential radiotracers for imaging dopamine D1 receptors by positron emission tomography. October 26, 1993. European journal of pharmacology.
- Division of Global Health Equity, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Partners In Health
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