PhD, University of Illinois, 1988
Dr. Holtgrave's research has focused on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a variety of HIV prevention and care interventions (including the provision of housing as a structural HIV/AIDS intervention), and the relationship of the findings of these studies to HIV prevention policy making. He has served on an Institute of Medicine panel charged with recommending methods to improve the public financing and delivery of HIV care in the United States. He has also previously served as the Director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention -- Intervention Research & Support at the US Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In addition, Dr. Holtgrave has investigated the relationship between social capital measures, infectious disease rates, and risk behavior prevalence. He has worked extensively on HIV prevention community planning, and has served as a member of the Wisconsin HIV Prevention Community Planning group. He has served as a member and Vice-Chair of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA).
Dr. Holtgrave has also participated in economic evaluations of interventions designed to reduce smoking behaviors.
Besides serving since 2005 as Professor and Department Chair, he co-directs the Center for Implementation Research in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and previously served as the Interim Director of the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion.
Honors and Awards
Inaugural Health, Behavior and Society Professor (Endowed Professorship, 2017 onward)
Member and Vice-Chair, Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (Membership terms 2010-2016)
Partnership Award, National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors, 2014
The Golden Apple Award, and The Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014
Positive Leadership Award, National Association of People with AIDS, 2011
POZ 100 AIDS Fighters, POZ Magazine, 2010
Member, Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society, 2006
Student Government Association Professor of the Year, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 2005
Woodruff Leadership Academy Fellow, Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Emory University, 2004
C. Everett Koop National Health Award, The Health Project, 1996