Andrea J. Ruff, M.D.

  • Joint Appointment in Pediatrics


Pediatric Infectious Disease

Research Interests

Infectious Diseases; AIDS and retroviral infections; Immunoparasitology; Disease Control more


The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-1633
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287
Fax: 410-502-6733
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  • Joint Appointment in Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Ruff's research interests are concentrated primarily on HIV. She is the principal investigator in a recently completed NIH-funded clinical trial in Ethiopia determining the efficacy of nevirapine prophylaxis in preventing HIV transmission through breastfeeding; this trial was conducted in collaboration with Drs. Brooks Jackson and Bob Bollinger and their colleagues in Uganda and India. Dr. Ruff directs the CDC PEPFAR funded Technical Support for the Ethiopia HIV/AIDS Initiative (TSEHAI), providing technical expertise/assistance to hospitals, the ministry of health and universities in Ethiopia as they roll-out HIV prevention and treatment activities.  

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