Andrea Ciaranello, MD, MPH


Physician Investigator (Cl)
Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Medicine-Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director, Perinatal Infectious Diseases Program
Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Yale University School of Medicine 2001
MPH Harvard School of Public Health 2008
adolescent health; breastfeeding; cmv; cost-effectiveness analysis; decision analysis; global health; health policy; hiv; infections in pregnancy and postpartum; maternal-child health; parent-to-child hiv transmission; pediatric hiv; perinatal hiv transmission; pregnancy; prevention of mother-to-child transmission; simulation modeling; women's health Dr. Ciaranello is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an infectious disease physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital, where she directs the Perinatal Infectious Disease Program. Her research interests involve the use of simulation models to examine the long-term clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of strategies to care for women, children, and adolescents who are living with or at risk for HIV, including programs to prevent, diagnose, and manage perinatal HIV infection. She has worked closely with the World Health Organization to develop new pediatric HIV guidelines since 2012, and is the Co-Chair of the US Department of Health and Human Services Perinatal HIV Guidelines Panel. Dr. Ciaranello earned an AB from Harvard College (1996), an MD from the Yale School of Medicine (2001), and an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health (2008). She completed a residency and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine at UC Davis (2001-2005) and an Infectious Disease fellowship at the MGH/BWH combined fellowship program (2005-2008).