Judith A Aberg, MD
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Judith A. Aberg, MD
Dr. George Baehr Professor of Clinical Medicine
Dean of System Operations for Clinical Sciences
System Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
A nationally renowned researcher in the field of HIV and AIDS, Dr. Aberg has been instrumental in developing national, state, and local guidelines for HIV prevention and the care of HIV-infected persons. Her reputation as a scientific leader has been well established herself through her ongoing clinical research activities in HIV-related opportunistic infections, vaccine response, and complications of HIV disease, including studies of the pathogenesis of inflammation that contributes to the co-morbidities associated with the aging of those with HIV infection.
Dr. Aberg serves as Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases for Mount Sinai Health System and Icahn School of Medicine.
A thought leader in the study of infectious diseases, Dr. Aberg is a highly sought-after speaker and frequently lectures at international and national HIV/AIDS conferences, symposia, and workshops. Dr. Aberg serves on panels for the New York State Department of Health, the International AIDS Society-USA, and the Department of Health and Human Services. She was also Chair of the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), an organization representing more than 5,000 HIV providers advocating for policies to ensure a comprehensive response to the AIDS pandemic informed by science and social justice. This past year she was elected as the HIVMA representative to the Infectious Disease Society of America’s Board of Directors.
Dr. Aberg is the author of more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and has participated in more than 100 clinical trials. She is Co-Editor-in-Chief for HIV Clinical Trials, serves on the editorial board for two infectious disease journals, and is an ad hoc reviewer for more than 15 journals.
Dr. Aberg earned her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University. She completed her internal medicine residency and chief resident year at the Cleveland Clinic before going on to complete an Infectious Disease fellowship at the Washington University School of Medicine. Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Dr. Aberg was Director of Infectious Diseases and Immunology and the Jeffrey Bergstein Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine and the Director of Virology at Bellevue Hospital Center, positions she had held since joining the NYU faculty in 2004. Previously, she served as Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the AIDS Clinical Trial Unit at the University of California, San Francisco and later as Associate Professor and Director of HIV Services at Washington University.
MD, Rajah Muthiah Medical College
Residency, Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, Washington University School of Medicine
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Aberg during 2022 and/or 2023. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
Other Activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership.
- PAREXEL International LLC
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