Epidemiology & Public Health
Division Director for Global Health Sciences
Global Director, Center for International Health, Education, and Biosecurity; Division Head, Global Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health; Division Head, Epidemiology and Prevention, IHV
725 W. Lombard Street, Room 449N
Education and Training
- University of Washington, BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Johns Hopkins University, MHS, Infectious Disease Epidemiology
- Johns Hopkins University, PhD, International Health
Dr. Charurat holds appointments at the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Department of Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. He is also Director of the Division of Epidemiology and Prevention at the Institute of Human Virology and Global Director of the Center for International Health, Education, and Biosecurity (Ciheb). His research focuses on maternal-infant HIV transmission, key and vulnerable populations, implementation science, HIV surveillance, and transmission dynamics.
Dr. Charurat has mentored many African researchers who are in important positions in their universities or governments in making their fights against HIV. He serves on numerous national and international committees including appointment to the NIH AIDS and Clinical and Epidemiology Review Panel, the World Bank-funded Center of Excellence in Public Health and Maternal-child Health, and the International AIDS Society.
Dr. Charurat has authored more than 170 peer-reviewed articles and serves as PI for over $200 million in grant funding for research and training in sub-Saharan Africa from the U.S. NIH and CDC. He and his team have established vibrant centers of excellence in Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Botswana, and Tanzania that conduct public health implementation and clinical research in infectious diseases and cancer control.
Implementation Science. HIV, Mother-to-infant transmission of HIV, Antiretroviral Therapy Program, Key Population, Surveillance and Surveys, Microbiome, HIV Adolescent, Health Systems Strengthening, PMTCT
Dr. Charurat has published over 170 peer-reviewed journal articles.
|NIH U01CA275048||Botswana Smoking Abstinence Reinforcement Trial||PI||2022 - 2027|
|NIH D43TW012274||Integrated Networks of Scholars in Global Health Research Training||PI||2022 - 2027|
|NIH R01AI147331||Impact of Non-B HIV-1 Subtype on Second-line Protease Inhibitor Regimens in Africa||PI||2022 - 2025|
|NIH R01HL165686||Synergistic Epidemic of Non-communicable Diseases, Stigma, Depression, and Material Insecurities among Sexual and Gender Minorities in Nigeria||PI||2022 - 2025|
|NIH U54TW012041||Role of Data Streams in Informing Infectious Disease Dynamics in Africa||PI||2021 - 2026|
|NIH R34MH122265||Re-engagement at Discharge: Improving Post-hospital Outcomes for HIV-infected Adults in Zambia||Co-I||2021 - 2024|
|CDC U2GGH002172||Regional Strengthening of HIV-focused Population-based National Surveys and Size Estimations||PI||2019 - 2025|
2004 - 2010, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
2006 - 2010, Assistant Professor, , Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
2010 - 2016, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
2010 - 2016, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
2015 - date, Director, IHV Division of Epidemiology and Prevention
2016 - date, Professor Tenured, Department of Medicine
2018 - date, Global Director, Center for International Health, Education, Biosecurity (Ciheb)