The Mount Sinai-NY State-Argentina HIV Prevention Program promotes and supports prevention research and training in HIV/TB in Argentina.

This program is funded by the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health.

Program Overview

Established in 2000, the principal aim of the program is to develop a broad and deep approach for prevention research training in HIV/TB in Argentina.

The program includes training in:

  • Biomedical Prevention/Basic Research
  • Behavioral and Sociomedical Prevention Research
  • Translational Research (that can draw upon basic, biologic and behavioral science)

Trainees will participate in a combined didactic and experiential research-training program under the guidance of assigned Argentine and/or U.S. mentors, each trainee will develop a research project in one of the following areas:

  • Prevention of perinatal HIV transmission
  • Primary prevention of HIV through secondary prevention of STDs
  • Prevention of blood-borne diseases through infection control
  • Capacity development for the generation of reliable data sets
  • Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of TB
  • Clinical, diagnostic, and basic research in HIV/TB

Participation in this unique program will offer trainees the opportunity to present their research and in the future open doors to the field of international health.

The program will cover trainees' travel and living expenses in Argentina or New York.


Contact Us

Giselle Kiperman, MPH, MPhil
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Tel: 212-241-4279
Fax: 212-876-1109