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Geetanjali Chander, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program
Associate Professor of Medicine


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Johns Hopkins Hospital Outpatient Moore Clinic for HIV Care

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Director, General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Associate Professor of Medicine



Johns Hopkins Hospital Outpatient Moore Clinic for HIV Care

Appointment Phone: 410-955-1725

600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-1725

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-1725

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-2026


Infectious Disease

Research Interests

Effects of alcohol use and mental disorders on HIV disease outcomes; Behavioral and pharmacologic interventions for individuals with HIV, alcohol use and other drug use

    Additional Information

  • Education +
    • B.A., Wesleyan University Connecticut (Connecticut) (1993)
    • M.D., Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University - Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) (1997)
    • M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Maryland) (2002)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Spivak AM, Andrade A, Eisele E, Hoh R, Bacchetti P, Bumpus NN, Emad F, Buckheit R 3rd, McCance-Katz EF, Lai J, Kennedy M, Chander G, Siliciano RF, Siliciano JD, Deeks SG. A Pilot Study Assessing the Safety and Latency Reversing Activity of Disulfiram in HIV-1-Infected Adults on Antiretroviral Therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24336828
    2. Monroe AK, Rowe TL, Moore RD, Chander G. Medication adherence in HIV-positive patients with diabetes or hypertension: a focus group study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Nov 25;13:488. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-488. PMID: 24274688
    3. Illangasekare S, Burke J, Chander G, Gielen A. The syndemic effects of intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse on depression among low-income urban women. J Urban Health. 2013 Oct;90(5):934-47. doi: 10.1007/s11524-013-9797-8. PMID: 23529665
    4. Niaura R, Chander G, Hutton H, Stanton C. Interventions to address chronic disease and HIV: strategies to promote smoking cessation among HIV-infected individuals. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2012 Dec;9(4):375-84. doi: 10.1007/s11904-012-0138-4. Review. PMID: 22972495
    5. Kowalski S, Colantuoni E, Lau B, Keruly J, McCaul ME, Hutton HE, Moore RD, Chander G. Alcohol consumption and CD4 T-cell count response among persons initiating antiretroviral therapy. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Dec 1;61(4):455-61. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3182712d39. PMID: 22955054
    6. Illangasekare S, Tello M, Hutton H, Moore R, Anderson J, Baron J, Chander G. Clinical and mental health correlates and risk factors for intimate partner violence among HIV-positive women in an inner-city HIV clinic. Womens Health Issues. 2012 Nov-Dec;22(6):e563-9. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2012.07.007. Epub 2012 Aug 30. PMID: 22939089
    7. Wilson LM, Avila Tang E, Chander G, Hutton HE, Odelola OA, Elf JL, Heckman-Stoddard BM, Bass EB, Little EA, Haberl EB, Apelberg BJ. Impact of tobacco control interventions on smoking initiation, cessation, and prevalence: a systematic review. J Environ Public Health. 2012;2012:961724. doi: 10.1155/2012/961724. Epub 2012 Jun 7. Review. PMID: 22719777
    8. Hutton HE, McCaul ME, Chander G, Jenckes MW, Nollen C, Sharp VL, Erbelding EJ. Alcohol use, anal sex, and other risky sexual behaviors among HIV-infected women and men. AIDS Behav. 2013 Jun;17(5):1694-704. doi: 10.1007/s10461-012-0191-4. PMID: 22566077
    9. Chander G. Addressing alcohol use in HIV-infected persons. Top Antivir Med. 2011 Nov;19(4):143-7. Review. PMID: 22156216
    10. Monroe AK, Chander G, Moore RD. Control of medical comorbidities in individuals with HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Dec 15;58(5):458-62. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e31823801c4. PMID: 22083037
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