Carlos F. Cáceres, MD, PhD (Faculty Mentor) is Professor of Public Health at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and Founding Director of the UPCH Sexuality and Human Development Research Group. Dr. Cáceres has defined key social, behavioral, and biological issues underlying the continued spread of HIV and STIs among MSM in Peru, and implemented experimental interventions designed to reduce HIV and STI incidence in the population.
Epidemiology of HIV/STIs in MSM and Transgender Women
Sexual health and human rights
Selected Recent Publications:
Cáceres CF, Koechlin F, Goicochea P, Sow P-S, O’Reilly K, Mayer K, et al. The promises and challenges of pre-exposure prophylaxis as part of the emerging paradigm of combination HIV prevention. JIAS (2015) 18 Suppl 3: 19949.
Baral SD, Friedman MR, Geibel S, Rebbe K, Bozhinov B, Diouf D, Sabin K, Holland CE, Chan R, Cáceres CF. Male sex workers: practices, contexts, and vulnerabilities for HIV acquisition and transmission. The Lancet (2014) 385:260-73.
Cáceres CF, Mendoza W. Glob Public Health. Changing care and prevention needs for global public health: In pursuit of a comprehensive perspective. 2012 Sep;7 Suppl 1:S29-45.
Auerbach JD, Parkhurst JO, Cáceres CF. Addressing social drivers of HIV/AIDS for the long-term response: conceptual and methodological considerations. Glob Public Health. 2011;6 Suppl 3:S293-309.
Applications for the 2020-21 class are now being accepted on a rolling basis.