Editor Profile

Carlos del Rio, MD


About the NEJM Journal Watch AIDS Clinical Care Board

Carlos del Rio, MD, is Hubert Professor and Chair of the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, and Co-Director of the Emory Center of AIDS Research. He is also the Program Director and Principal Investigator of the Emory AIDS International Training and Research Program. His research interests include the epidemiology of opportunistic infections in HIV, the epidemiology and transmission dynamics of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, early diagnosis of HIV, linkage to and retention in HIV care, and prevention of HIV infection. In addition, Dr. del Rio's interests include the optimization of HIV management in resource-constrained countries. He has been a member of the NEJM Journal Watch AIDS Clinical Care Editorial Board since 1998 and has been Editor-in-Chief since 2014.


Consultant / Advisory board

Gilead Sciences; Pfizer

Grant / Research support


Editorial boards

AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses; Journal of AIDS

Leadership positions in professional societies

HIV Medicine Association (Board of Directors); Infectious Diseases Society of America (Board of Directors); International AIDS Society-USA (Board of Directors)

Summaries by Carlos del Rio