Dr. Shah is Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins (JH) School of Medicine, and is faculty in the JH Center for Clinical Global Health Education and the JH Center for TB Research. He is Medical Director for the Baltimore City Tuberculosis Program, an attending physician at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and is board certified in ID and internal medicine. He received his MD from UCSF, his PhD from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, completed residency at Emory University, and infectious disease fellowshiop at Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Shah’s research involves evaluating and implementing novel HIV and tuberculosis (TB) intervention strategies in resource constrained settings. He evaluates new TB diagnostic technologies and assesses the cost-effectiveness of emerging strategies for HIV and TB care domestically and globally. Additionally, his research interests include evaluating the use of mobile health (mHealth) technologies to optimize adherence to TB therapy. He is the inventor of a video-DOT platform to allow HIPAA compliant, patient-centered video-based asynchronous directly observed therapy (vDOT). He is also the inventor and principal investigator for HIV-ASSIST (HIV Antiretroviral Selection Support and Interactive Search Tool), a free, online interactive site that allows for patient centered, individualized,decision-support for ARV selection for people with HIV (www.HIV-ASSIST.com).
Dr. Shah serves on the Maryland Tuberculosis Guidelines committee, and he leads online TB educational activities at the Center for Clinical Global Health Education, and is recipient of the Glasser Award for TB control. He is committed to teaching and mentoring, and is a recipient of the Johhns Hopkins Center for Global Health's Faculty Advising Award, and was inducted into the Johns Hopkins Distinguished Teaching Society. Additionally, Dr. Shah serves as co-director for the microbiology and infectious disease curriculum for students at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
He is Associate Editor for the open access journal for the Infectious Disease Society of America—OFID, and he is an author of more than 30 peer-reviewed studies. He is a member of the International Union for TB and Lung Disease, the International AIDS Society, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Disclosure: Becton Dickinson: Research Grant
emocha mobile health: Inventor video-DOT licensed to emocha, Other Financial or Material Support
ViiV HealthCare Inc: Research Grant