Hong van Tieu, MD


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

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

Funding Support

  • UM1 AI0569470 NIH/ NIAID  PI: Hammer/El-Sadr  2/2007-11/2020 "HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) Clinical Studies", New York City HIV Vaccine Trials Unit; Sub-contract PI Tieu” Role: NYBC Subcontract PI (Tieu) (2013-) on all Phase 1-3 HIV vaccine research
  • UM1 A1068619 NIH/ NIAID  PI: Cohen/El-Sadr  1/2015 - 11/2020  “HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN)" Role: NYBC Subcontract PI on HPTN 083 (Tieu)
  • Merck Investigator Studies Program PI: Tieu  09/2015 - 08/2017 "Mapping Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infections among MSM in New York City"

Education and Training

Doctoral Training 
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine