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Keri Althoff

  • Associate Professor


  • Bloomberg School of Public Health

Keri N. Althoff is an associate professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health whose primary focus is epidemiology. She was frequently quoted by news outlets about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Althoff's research is focused on aging in the context of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, namely, the occurrence of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease, cancer, liver disease, mental health disorders, multimorbidity, and co-infections (from hepatitis to COVID-19). She studies the quality of HIV clinical care in the United States by assessing trends in treatment, viral load, CD4 count, and other indicators specified in the National HIV Strategy and reflected in the HIV Care Continuum.

Her methodology expertise is in pooling individual-level data from distinct longitudinal cohort studies to create large-scale data for research studies.

Althoff is also the Johns Hopkins University Provost's Fellow for Research Communication, focusing on the translation of scientific evidence into usable information for daily life.

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How to approach the 'great unmasking'
Published March 14, 2022
As mask mandates lift across the country, public health experts offer insight on how to continue to protect vulnerable loved ones

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