Co-Investigator, Clinical Outcomes Core
Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Director, Spine Outcomes Research Center
Dr Skolasky received his Sc.D. in Health Policy Management from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology from Towson University. His BA is in Psychology from The Johns Hopkins University.
Since 1993, Dr Skolasky has served in several research capacities related to the neurological complications of AIDS. As a prior instructor and the Statistical Director of the Neurology Clinical Research Unit, Dr Skolasky served as co-director of the Clinical Research Center, responsible for the development of a translational research program that included clinical trials, neuro-epidemiology, and outcomes research. He trained clinician-investigators in the neurosciences, including teaching the Neurology Resident’s Seminar. Additional responsibilities involved data management and statistical analytic support to the HIV Neurology Program. He assisted with the design, analysis, and presentation of numerous epidemiological studies of neurological complications of HIV-1 disease, including Primary CNS Lymphoma and HIV-associated dementia.
Dr Skolasky was honored with a Young Investigator’s Award for his work on the “Variation in Clinical Progressions of HIV-associated Dementia. He has been involved with the Data Safety Monitoring Board and has served as a member of the Advisory Committee, Measuring Health Disparities for the State of Maryland’s Department of Mental Hygiene.