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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
School: 
College of Physicians and Surgeons , Public Health
Department: 
Epidemiology Department
Office: 
106 Ridge Lane Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Email: 
mr84@columbia.edu
Phone: 
919-240-5302
Appointments
  • Director for Health Systems Strategies, ICAP
Biography

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
Article
Clinical decision tools are needed to identify HIV-positive patients at high risk for poor outcomes after initiation of antiretroviral therapy
Article
Can the Success of HIV Scale-Up Advance the Global Chronic NCD Agenda?
Article
How Can the Health System Retain Women in HIV Treatment for a Lifetime? A Discrete Choice Experiment in Ethiopia and Mozambique
Article
Missed Opportunities to Address Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors amongst Adults Attending an Urban HIV Clinic in South Africa
Article
Echoing the Lessons of HIV: How to Serve the Millions with Cardiovascular Disease
Article
Strengthening Health Systems for Chronic Care: Leveraging HIV Programs to Support Diabetes Services in Ethiopia and Swaziland
Report
Key principles to accelerate progress in noncommunicable disease care and treatment: Discussion Paper
Report
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
Article
Community health worker perspectives on a new primary health care initiative in the Eastern Cape of South Africa
Article
Missed Opportunities to Improve the Health of Postpartum Women: High Rates of Untreated Hypertension in Rural Tanzania