Juliana Soares Linn, MD, MPH, MSc

Deputy Director, Disease Prevention

Juliana Soares Linn, MD, MPH, MSc, is a public health physician with more than 15 years’ experience planning and implementing large-scale, evidence-based health programs globally. As the deputy director for disease prevention of ICAP’s Clinical and Training Unit, Dr. Soares Linn leads organizational efforts and provides strategic direction, clinical mentorship, technical guidance and training on disease prevention strategies, and provides direct mentorship and support to Unit clinical staff. Her technical expertise includes infectious disease, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), viral hepatitis, and health systems strengthening. Dr. Soares Linn skillfully blends technical expertise with robust project management abilities. Early in her career, Dr. Soares Linn spent five years in Mozambique supporting the first efforts to scale up life-saving antiretroviral therapy in that country. She holds an MD from Federal University of Parana in Brazil, a Master of Science in Infectious Diseases from the University of London/London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in the U.K., and a Master of Public Health (Epidemiology) from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She is also a doctoral student at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.