Mark Lurie

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Background

Mark Lurie is Assistant Professor of Epidemiology joined the PSTC at Brown University in 2003. He received his PhD in International Health from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health in 2001, and his MA in African History from the University of Florida in 1992.

Lurie's main research focus is on the public health impact of antiretroviral (ART) HIV therapy in Sub-Saharan Africa. He has examined the impact of ART on secondary HIV transmission in South Africa through a NIH Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K-01) grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. Lurie's newest project attempts to quantify the impact of antiretroviral therapy on HIV epidemic dynamics in sub-Saharan Africa, a collaboration with the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies in KwaZulu/Natal, South Africa and Erasmus Medical College in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Interests

Antiretroviral therapy, HIV/AIDS, Migration, Social epidemiology