Sneha Jacob is an HIV specialist with a background in primary care internal medicine. She joined the Eric B. Chandler Health Center in August 2012 as director of HIV clinical services. She provides direct care of uninsured and publicly-insured HIV patients as well as supervision of all Ryan White-funded early intervention services program activities, including quality management. She also oversees the training of internal medicine, family medicine, and psychiatry residents in HIV primary care.
Jacob has worked with and led programs for HIV patients since her residency training at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. During her HIV clinical fellowship, she completed an M.S. in epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, where she worked with the Community Health Advisory and Information Network (CHAIN) to conduct analyses of a large, longitudinal cohort sample of people living with HIV in New York City. Her research involved the relationship between the use of complementary medicine, health outcomes, and mortality of HIV-infected individuals.
Jacob has cared for HIV patients at the Comprehensive Care Clinic at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Columbia University Medical Center Infectious Disease Clinic, and St. Luke’s Roosevelt Center for Comprehensive Care HIV program. She also has served as an assistant medical director for New York Presbyterian System Select Health and Visiting Nurse Services NY Choice, both of which are Medicaid managed-care special needs plans for people living with HIV/AIDS. In 2011, she was a guest facilitator at the UNAIDS Technical Support Facility South Asia Regional Workshop on Capacity Development for Positive Women in Mumbai, India. There she lectured and mentored HIV-positive female NGO leaders regarding AIDS clinical issues.
A member of the South Asian Total Health Initiative (SATHI) at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, she leads the SATHI Infectious Diseases Outreach project, an initiative to increase HIV testing and linkage to care within the Asian community of central New Jersey. She is involved with developing public health programs to address issues of HIV and immigration at Rutgers and the surrounding communities in the New Brunswick region.
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