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Miriam Rabkin

Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology (in the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs) at the Columbia University Medical Center
College of Physicians and Surgeons , Public Health
Epidemiology Department
106 Ridge Lane Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Director for Health Systems Strategies, ICAP

Miriam Rabkin, MD, MPH, focuses on HIV/AIDS care and advocacy, medical education, and medical ethics, with a particular emphasis on international HIV/AIDS treatment programs. Her current work centers on HIV and health systems, access to HIV services in resource-limited settings, and the design, delivery and evaluation of chronic care programs for HIV and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Dr. Rabkin has supported the implementation of HIV programs in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand and Zambia as well as health systems research and training in multiple countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Her current research interests include the impact of HIV scale-up on health systems and the intersection of HIV and NCDs in lower-income countries.

Research & Other Works
Reaching global HIV/AIDS goals: What got us here, won't get us there
HIV and Non-Communicable Diseases: Strengthening Systems to Provide Integrated Chronic Care Services in Low-Resource Settings
Clinical decision tools are needed to identify HIV-positive patients at high risk for poor outcomes after initiation of antiretroviral therapy
Community health worker perspectives on a new primary health care initiative in the Eastern Cape of South Africa
Missed Opportunities to Improve the Health of Postpartum Women: High Rates of Untreated Hypertension in Rural Tanzania
Can the Success of HIV Scale-Up Advance the Global Chronic NCD Agenda?
How Can the Health System Retain Women in HIV Treatment for a Lifetime? A Discrete Choice Experiment in Ethiopia and Mozambique
Key principles to accelerate progress in noncommunicable disease care and treatment: Discussion Paper
Re-Engineering Primary Health Care: A Formative Process Evaluation of rPHC Implementation in King Sabata Dalindyebo sub-District in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa
Missed Opportunities to Address Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors amongst Adults Attending an Urban HIV Clinic in South Africa
Echoing the Lessons of HIV: How to Serve the Millions with Cardiovascular Disease
Strengthening Health Systems for Chronic Care: Leveraging HIV Programs to Support Diabetes Services in Ethiopia and Swaziland