Ethel Weld | Assistant Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Ethel Weld, Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Dr. Ethel D. Weld, MD, PhD is an assistant professor of medicine, pharmacology, and molecular sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the University of Chicago and her PhD in Clinical Investigation from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and subspecialty board certified in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Pharmacology, and serves as an attending Infectious Diseases physician at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Her primary research focus is on optimizing and understanding the pharmacokinetics, implementation, uptake, and persistence of long-acting therapeutics for individuals with HIV and adherence challenges. She also is active in efforts to develop co-administered HIV and TB therapeutics in special populations. She is the recipient of the Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) faculty retention funding, a CFAR Faculty Development Award for her study “Feasibility, Development and Validation of a Non‐cold‐chain‐requiring Assay to Measure Long‐acting Antiretrovirals in Blood”, and an NIH K23 mentored career award for her project entitled “Optimizing the Use of Long-Acting Antiretrovirals for Youth with HIV”.


WVIC/WAC Day 1 - Nov 29 @ 16:50

Are long-acting ARTs the future of HIV prevention and treatment?

  • How can we improve the half-life of long-acting ARTs?
  • How can we enhance the uptake/usage of long-acting formulations?
  • What are the implementation challenges for therapies?
  • What are the key policy issues for these types of therapies?
  • Why can long-acting injectable therapies be difficult to access in LMIC?
last published: 01/Dec/22 17:25 GMT

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