Latesha Elopre, MD, MSPH
Dr. Latesha Elopre is an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Disease at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is an Associate Scientist for the UAB Center for AIDS Research and serves as Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion for Medical Education. Dr. Elopre completed her medical degree at University of Florida’s College of Medicine. She then completed Internal Medicine Residency and Infectious Diseases’ Fellowship training at UAB. During this time, she also received her Master of Science in Public Health in Applied Epidemiology. Her research has focused on how to improve HIV prevention among vulnerable populations facing inequities in HIV rates. Dr. Elopre is enthusiastic and extremely passionate to decrease HIV health disparities in the South, understanding the importance in engaging community partners and stakeholders to improve HIV outcomes and uptake of prevention tools like PrEP.