Laura A. Guay, MD

Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University


Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • Current research interests focus on HIV in women and children, particularly preventing transmission through breastfeeding
  • Co-PI of the UNICEF-funded Operational Research Secretariat with UNICEF

Current HIV/AIDS Educational Activities:

  • Mentors graduate students conducting research and completing practicums at EGPAF
  • Lectures as an invited guest in GW SPHHS Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics courses

Current HIV/AIDS Service Activities:

  • Member of the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator's Expert Panel on the Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV transmission, a State Department entity that makes recommendations for scaling up prevention services
  • Member of the WHO guideline committee, which is reviewing guidelines for treating pregnant women and preventing HIV transmission to their infants, and of the Pediatric HIV Vaccine Data Monitoring Ethics Committee, which is monitoring HIV vaccine trials in Kenya and the Gambia.