Editor Profile

Carlos del Rio, MD

Chief Editor, HIV/AIDS

About the NEJM Journal Watch Infectious Diseases 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 was a member of the NEJM Journal Watch AIDS Clinical Care Editorial Board since 1998 and Editor-in-Chief since 2014. Dr. del Rio has been a member of the NEJM Journal Watch Infectious Diseases Editorial Board since May 2014.


Grant / Research support

NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

Editorial boards

Clinical Infectious Diseases

Leadership positions in professional societies

HIV Medicine Association (Immediate Past Chair); International Antiviral Society–USA (Board of Directors)