Jonathan Ellen, MD

Dr. Ellen’s research focuses on individual, partner, and environmental factors associated with STD and HIV transmission and acquisition among poor urban youth and adults.  He currently receives extramural funding directly or indirectly from CDC and NIH to support these activities.  He also applies the lessons learned from that research to develop and implement demonstration public health programs, including syphilis elimination and UJIMA mobile clinic for the Baltimore City Health Department.  He also provides national and international leadership for the in development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative public health interventions intended to interrupt STD/HIV transmission among adolescents and young adults.