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Jean B Nachega, MD, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

Associate Professor, Epidemiology


R-znvy: woa61@cvgg.rqh
Primary Phone: 965-355-2358

Personal Statement

Jean Nachega, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCP: Associate Professor of Medicine,
Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Epidemiology, at Graduate School of
Public Health, Pittsburgh University. Dr Nachega is also an Adjunct Associate
Professor of Epidemiology and International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg
School of Public Health; and Professor Extraordinary of Medicine and Director
of the Center for Infectious Diseases, at Stellenbosch University, Cape Town,
South Africa. He received his training in Belgium (University of Louvain), UK
(London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine), USA (Johns Hopkins
University & Harvard University). He has over 20 year-experience in patient
care, teaching, designing and implementing HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis studies or
programs funded by NIH/NIAID, PEPFAR, EDCTP, and Wellcome Trust. He is a lead
HIV Investigator within AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG) and an ad hoc consultant
at WHO, CDC, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as a member of South
African Academy of Sciences.


1985 \ Facultes Universitaires Notre Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium\ BS (Cum Laude)
1989 \ University Catholic of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium \ MD (Cum Laude)
1999 \ Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA \ MPH
2000 \ London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK \ DTM&H
2008 \ University of Cape Town, South Africa \ PhD
2010 \ Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA \ John  McGoldrick Fellow in Biostat in AIDS Research, Decision Analysis and Health Economics


•     Primary Instructor, EPIDEM2166, Global Control of Tuberculosis and HIV, SUMMER term, Level: 2013, 6 students, 2.0 contact hours, Tues & Thurs, 4 weeks (One Credit)

Selected Publications

Nachega JB, Hislop M, Dowdy DW, Chaisson RE, Regensberg L, Maartens G.
Adherence to nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-based HIV therapy
and virologic outcomes. Annals of internal medicine. 2007 Apr 17; 146
(8):564-73. PMID: 17438315.

Nachega JB, Hislop M, Dowdy DW, Gallant JE, Chaisson RE, Regensberg L,
Maartens G. Efavirenz versus nevirapine-based initial treatment of HIV
infection: clinical and virological outcomes in Southern African adults. AIDS
(London, England). 2008 Oct 18; 22 (16):2117-25. PMCID: PMC2659649. PMID:

Nachega JB, Leisegang R, Bishai D, Nguyen H, Hislop M, Cleary S, Regensberg L,
Maartens G. Association of antiretroviral therapy adherence and health care
costs. Annals of internal medicine. 2010 Jan 5; 152 (1):18-25. PMID:

Nachega JB, Chaisson RE, Goliath R, Efron A, Chaudhary MA, Ram M, Morroni C, Schoeman
H, Knowlton AR, Maartens G. Randomized controlled trial of trained
patient-nominated treatment supporters providing partial directly observed
antiretroviral therapy. AIDS (London, England). 2010 Jun 1; 24 (9):1273-80.
PMCID: PMC2888722. PMID: 20453627.

Nachega JB, Uthman OA, Anderson J, Peltzer K, Wampold S, Cotton MF,
Mills EJ, Ho YS, Stringer JS, McIntyre JA, Mofenson LM. Adherence to
antiretroviral therapy during and after pregnancy in low-income, middle-income,
and high-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. AIDS (London,
England). 2012 Oct 23; 26 (16):2039-52. PMID: 22951634.

Nachega JB, Parienti JJ, Uthman OA, Gross R, Dowdy DW, Sax PE, Gallant JE, Mugavero
MJ, Mills EJ, Giordano TP. Lower pill burden and once-daily antiretroviral
treatment regimens for HIV infection: A meta-analysis of randomized
controlled trials. Clinical Infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of
The Infectious Diseases Society of America. 2014 May; 58 (9):1297-307. PMCID:
PMC3982838. PMID: 24457345.

Nachega JB, Uthman OA, Del Rio C, Mugavero MJ, Rees H, Mills EJ. Addressing the
Achilles’ Heel in the HIV Care Continuum for the Success of a Test-and-Treat
Strategy to Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation. Clinical Infectious Diseases: An
Official Publication of The Infectious Diseases Society of America. 2014 Jul
1; 59:S21-7. PMID: 24926028.

Jean B Nachega
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