Dr Shahin Lockman

Dr. Lockman is an infectious-disease trained clinician (Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital and adjunct at HSPH). She has conducted epidemiologic and clinical trials investigation related to HIV-1 and tuberculosis with colleagues in Botswana since 1996, including randomized trials of antiretroviral treatment among pregnant and postpartum women with HIV; trials and observational studies aimed at optimizing the health and neurodevelopmental outcomes of HIV-exposed children, and community-based interventions to prevent HIV transmission (including the Botswana Combination Prevention Project). She helped establish and co-leads our BHP Clinical Trials Unit. Dr. Lockman mentors many early stage investigators in both Botswana and the US on a range of clinical research projects and is supported by a K24 mentoring grant to do so.