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Robert Heimer, Ph.D.

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2009 - Spring

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Robert Heimer, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology (microbial diseases) and pharmacology, will work and lecture in Russia this year with support from a 2009 Fulbright Scholarship. Heimer’s project, “Delphi Analysis to Explore the Origins of the HIV Epidemic Among Russian Drug Users,” will be conducted at Kazan State Medical University in Kazan, Russia, from March through July. Heimer’s research efforts include investigation of the mortality and morbidity associated with injection drug use. He is director of the Interdisciplinary Research Methods Core at Yale’s Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS and director of the Yale office of the Connecticut Emerging Infections Program.