Claudia A. Hawkins

Claudia Hawkins, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Dr. Hawkins is an Associate Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Her specialty is Infectious Diseases with a focus on the care of individuals with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and viral hepatitis B and C. As Director of the Viral Hepatitis/HIV Co-infection Program within the Division of Infectious Diseases, she oversees the clinical management of patients with HIV and viral hepatitis B and C in the multidisciplinary outpatient clinic and teaches rotating fellows, residents and students.

Dr. Hawkins is Principal and Co-Investigator on a number of epidemiological studies of HIV, Viral Hepatitis B and C, and Hepatocellular Carcinoma as well as trials investigating novel Hepatitis B therapeutic agents. Most of her research is conducted in Tanzania and Nigeria where she also provides technical and clinical guidance to large HIV care and treatment programs and mentors junior faculty on HIV research through global health research training programs. She is currently Principal Investigator of an NIH Fogarty International Center (FIC) funded HIV research training grant on Patient Centered Outcomes Research.