Hong Van Tieu, MD



Head, Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention
Associate Member, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute

Research Area

As an Infectious Diseases physician cross-trained in epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Dr. Tieu has a strong research interest in HIV epidemiology (in particular, the intersection of social and sexual networks, drug use, and HIV risk), biomarkers of HIV risk, and HIV biomedical prevention interventions, including HIV vaccine and injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection.

Contact Information

Email: HTieu@nybc.org
Phone: +1 (212) 570-3081

Lab Personnel

  • Eddie Bravo, AS, Recruitment Associate
  • Tarashon Broomes, DNP, APRN, AGNP-C, Research Clinician
  • Nikki Englert, Research Counselor
  • Jay Loeffel, MEd, MPA Senior Administrator
  • Angela Lomax, BSN, Clinician
  • Debbie Lucy, MS, Director of Clinical Studies
  • Ashton McGown, BS,  Program Coordinator
  • London Miles, BS, Recruitment Associate
  • Geneva Ortiz, AA, Senior Project Associate
  • Kiwan Stewart, BPS, Senior Counselor
  • DaShawn Usher, BS, Manager – Community Engagement
  • Tasha Vazquez, BS, Administrator

Funding Support

  • NIH R56MH112401   Tieu (PI)  9/2017 – 8/2018  "Influence of Neighborhoods and Networks on the HIV Care Continuum among HIV-infected MSM in NYC"
  • UM1 AI0569470 NIH/NIAID  Hammer/El-Sadr (PI); Tieu (NYBC Sub-contract PI) 2/2007-11/2020 "HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) Clinical Studies
  • UM1 A1068619 NIH/ NIAID  Cohen/El-Sadr (PI);  Tieu (NYBC Sub-contract PI) 1/2015 - 11/2020   “HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN)"
  • R01HD078595   NICHD/NIH   Koblin (PI)  8/2013-3/2019 (NCE) "Using technology to match young Black MSM to HIV testing options"     
  • R34 MH108437  NIMH/NIH  Teitelman/Koblin  (PI)  08/2016 – 7/2019 " Developing a Women-Focused PrEP Intervention for HIV Prevention"  
  • UM1AI068614  NIAID/NIH  Corey (PI)  12/2015-11/2020 "Scientific Leadership:  HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN)"
  • R01DA038108  NIDA/NIH  Frye (PI)  9/2014-8/2018 "Testing an Intervention to Increase HIV Self-Testing among Young Black MSM"

Education and Training

Doctoral Training 
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine