Jesse Clark, MD, MSc
Jesse Clark, MD, MSc (Program Director/Faculty Mentor) is Assistant Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Director of Latin American Programs, UCLA Program in Global Health (PGH). Dr. Clark is based in Lima, Peru where he conducts research on HIV and STI prevention in Latin America. He has studied patterns of HIV and STI transmission among men who have sex with men (MSM) populations in urban Peru as well as techniques for the improved detection of HIV and other STIs in resource-limited settings. He is currently conducting studies of new strategies for HIV and STI control within the social and sexual networks of MSM and TW in Peru.
Social and Sexual Networks
Epidemiology of HIV/STIs in Latin America
Clark JL, Perez-Brumer A, Salazar X. ‘Manejar la Situacion’: Partner Notification, Partner Management, and Conceptual Frameworks for HIV/STI Control Among MSM in Peru. AIDS Behav. 2015 Dec;19(12):2245-54.
Clark JL, Konda KA, Silva-Santisteban A, Peinado J, Lama JR, Cabello R, Sebastian JL, Perez-Brumer A, Pun M, Suarez-Ognio L, Sanchez J. Sampling Methodologies for Epidemiologic Surveillance of MSM and Transgender Women in Latin America: An Empiric Comparison of Convenience Sampling, TSS, and RDS. AIDS and Behavior, (2014) 18(12):2338-48.
Clark JL, Segura ER, Perez-Brumer A, Reisner S, Salvatierra HJ, Peinado J, Sanchez J, Lama JR. Acceptability and Potential Effectiveness of Internet-Based Partner Notification for Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women Recently Diagnosed with STD in Lima, Peru. STD (2014) 41(1): 43-5.
Clark JL, Salvatierra H, Segura ER, Konda KA, Salazar X, Perez-Brumer A, Hall E, Klausner JD, Caceres CF, Coates TJ. Moderno Love: Sexual Role-Based Identities and HIV/STI Prevention Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Lima, Peru. AIDS and Behavior, (2013) 17 (4): 1313-28.