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Shruti H. Mehta, PhD

Professor

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Epidemiology
Division: Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Center & Institute Affiliation(s):

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E6537
Baltimore , Maryland   21205
US        

443-287-3837
410-955-1383

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Education

PhD , Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health , 2002
MPH , Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health , 1998

Overview

Primary research interests include working with hard-to reach populations to understand the epidemiology, natural and treated history of HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV/HCV co-infection; Populations of interest include injection drug users and men who have sex with men as well as their sexual partners in both Baltimore and international settings, particularly India; Special interest in identifying and overcoming barriers to care and treatment of HIV and hepatitis C virus among such populations.

Epidemiology; HIV, Hepatitis C, injection drug users, HIV/HCV co-infection; India

  • Click here for a complete listing of Dr. Mehta's pubmed citations

  • Mehta SH, Kirk GD, Astemborski J, Galai N, Celentano DD. Temporal trends in HAART initiation among injection drug users in Baltimore, MD, 1996-2008. Clin Infect Dis (In Press).

  • Nandi A, Glass TA, Cole SR, Chu H, Galea S, Celentano DD, Kirk GD, Vlahov D, Lattimer WW, Mehta SH. Neighborhood poverty and injection cessation in a sample of injection drug users 2010;171:391-8.

  • Solomon SS, Celentano DD, Srikrishnan AK, Vasudevan CK, Anand S, Kumar MS, Solomon S, Lucas GM, Mehta SH. Mortality among injection drug users in Chennai, India (2005-2008). AIDS 2009;23:997-1004.

  • Kavasery R, Galai N, Astemborski J, Lucas GM, Celentano DD, Kirk GD, Mehta SH. Non-structured treatment interruptions (NTIs) among injection drug users in Baltimore, MD. J Acquire Immune Defic Syndr 2009;50:360-6.