Joia S. Mukherjee, MD, MPH
- 6/92-9/94 Residency
University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic (Internal Medicine and Pediatrics)
- 7/95-6/97 Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University (Internal Medicine and Pediatrics)
- 7/97-6/00 Medical Fellowship
Massachusetts General/Brigham and Women’s, Harvard University (Infectious Disease)
- 2001 MPH
Harvard University (Quantitative Methods)
- 1992 MD
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
- 1987 MS
Michigan State University, East Lansing (Biomechanics)
- 1985 BS
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Chemistry/Molec. Bio)
Dr. Joia Mukherjee trained in Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics at the Massachusetts General Hospital and has an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. She is an Associate Professor in the Division of Global Health Equity at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School where she teaches medical students, residents and fellows in the fields of infectious disease, global health and health disparities. Since 2000, Dr. Mukherjee has served as the Medical Director of Partners In Health, an international medical charity with clinical programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Russia, and inner-city Boston. In this capacity she is involved in programmatic and clinical work to provide health care and reduce health disparities by developing public sector, community based programs with local colleagues in those countries. Additionally, Dr. Mukherjee consults for the World Health Organization on the treatment of HIV and MDR-TB in developing countries and is a member of the Executive Board of Health Action AIDS, a campaign conducted with Physicians for Human Rights to engage the US health professional community in the international advocacy and education effort to stop the global AIDS pandemic.
Introduction to Social Medicine
- 2005-2007 - P.I., N.I.H., R21MH076447, Psychosocial Intervention in HIV-Affected Children in Haiti
- 2005-2010 - P.I., CDC--National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs and TB Prevention, U62/CCU125148, Strengthen and Expand ART Through the Provision of Social Support
Other (Non-Funded) Activities
- P.I. - Operational research in the implementation of the HIV program in Haiti—focusing on adherence strategies, community health workers and diagnostic and treatment algorithms
- Co-P.I. - Development of monitoring and evaluation tools for TB control in Russia
- Co-P.I. - Expanding a model of community based care from Haiti to Rwanda, Lesotho and Malawi
- Mukherjee JS, Farmer PE, Niyizonkiza D, McCorkle L, Vanderwarker C, Teixeira P, Kim JY. Tackling HIV in resource poor countries. BMJ. 2003; 327(7423):1104-6.
- Mukherjee JS, Rich ML, Socci AR, Joseph JK, Virú FA, Shin SS, Furin JJ, Becerra MC, Barry DJ, Kim JY, Bayona J, Farmer P, Smith Fawzi MC, Seung KJ. Programmes and principles in treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Lancet. 2004; 363(9407):474-81.
- Rich ML, Socci AR, Mitnick CD, Nardell EA, Becerra MC, Bonilla C, Bayona J, Seung KJ, Furin J, Farmer PE, Mukherjee JS. Representative drug susceptibility patterns for guiding design of retreatment regimens for MDR-TB. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2006; 10(3):290-6.
- Mukherjee JS, Ivers L, Leandre F, Farmer P, Behforouz H. Antiretroviral therapy in resource-poor settings. Decreasing barriers to access and promoting adherence. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006; 43 Suppl 1:S123-6.
- Ivers LC, Freedberg KA, Mukherjee JS. Provider-initiated HIV testing in rural Haiti: low rate of missed opportunities for diagnosis of HIV in a primary care clinic. AIDS Res Ther. 2007; 4(1):28.
- Mukherjee JS, Eustache E. Community health workers as a cornerstone for integrating HIV and primary healthcare. AIDS Care. 2007; 19 Suppl 1:S73-82.
- Westerhaus MJ, Finnegan AC, Zabulon Y, Mukherjee JS. Northern Uganda and paradigms of HIV prevention: The need for social analysis. Global Public Health. 2008; 3(1):39-46.