Jessica Justman, MD

Senior Technical Director

As Senior Technical Director at ICAP and Associate Professor of Medicine in Epidemiology at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, Dr. Jessica Justman oversees evaluations, clinical, laboratory, strategic information, and health systems strengthening service programs at ICAP. Dr. Justman’s research interests focus on HIV prevention clinical trials, international HIV epidemiology and combination HIV prevention studies. She has extensive expertise in conducting population-based epidemiological studies of HIV incidence in both Africa and the US. In 2011, as one of the Principal Investigators (PI) on the CDC-funded Swaziland HIV Incidence Measurement Survey, Dr. Justman led the design and conduct of the first national, prospective, population-based study of national HIV incidence. Since 2014, Dr. Justman has served as Principal Investigator of the CDC-funded Population-based HIVImpact Assessments (PHIA) Project. This groundbreaking project consists of HIV-focused surveys, which assess HIV incidence, prevalence of viral load suppression and the reach of HIV care and treatment programs through household-based, nationally representative surveys in fourteen African countries.