Editor Profile

Helmut Albrecht, MD

Past Contributing Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Infectious Diseases Board

Helmut Albrecht, MD, is the Heyward Gibbes Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He has served as an investigator of multiple national and international trials, and has published several book chapters and more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is a founding member and former president of KAAD (Klinische Arbeitsgemeinschaft AIDS Deutschland/German AIDS Clinical Trial Group). Dr. Albrecht served on the NEJM Journal Watch AIDS Clinical Care Editorial Board since 2004. He was a member of the NEJM Journal Watch Infectious Diseases Editorial Board from 2014 to 2016.


Grant / Research support

Health Resources and Services Administration; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Leadership positions in professional societies

Columbia Medical Society; South Carolina Infectious Diseases Society