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Alex Carballo-Diéguez, Ph.D.

HIV Center Co-Director

Director, New Media Core

Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC
Overview Publications Professional Background

Alex Carballo-Diéguez, Ph.D., is a Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). He is also Co-Director of the HIV Center, and Director of its New Media Core. His research focuses on primary prevention of HIV transmission: Acceptability of and adherence to vaginal and rectal microbicide use among women and men, use of rapid HIV home tests to screen sexual partners, and determinants of sexual risk behavior among men who have sex with men. He is particularly interested in exploring the application of Information Technology tools to social and behavioral research. His studies are being conducted both in the continental US, Puerto Rico, Thailand, South Africa, Perú and Argentina.





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