Risha Renee Irvin, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Associate Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Medicine


Infectious Disease


Dr. Risha Irvin is an associate professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases where she focuses her clinical care, research, and community engagement projects on improving the health of vulnerable populations impacted by HIV and/or hepatitis C virus (HCV).  Dr. Irvin obtained her bachelor’s degree in biology from Spelman College and her medical degree and master’s in public health from Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Irvin completed her residency training in internal medicine at the University of California San Francisco.  At Johns Hopkins, she is the Associate Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion for the Department of Medicine and Director of the Baltimore HIV Collaboratory for the Center for AIDS Research where she leads pipeline programs.  Additionally, Dr. Irvin has been working with the COVID-19 Prevention Trials Network on community engagement both locally and nationally. 

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  • Associate Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MD; Harvard Medical School (2007)


  • Internal Medicine; University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (2010)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2012)

Activities & Honors

Professional Activities

  • Program Director, Generation Tomorrow, Center for AIDS Research at Johns Hopkins University

Patient Ratings & Comments

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