Alexandra De Pokomandy
alexandra.depokomandy [at] mcgill.ca (Alexandra de Pokomandy, MDCM, MSc)
Associate Professor, McGill University Health Centre
Research Interests: Dr. Alexandra de Pokomandy MDCM MSc, is Associate Professor and Co-Director of Research at the Family Medicine Department of McGill University, Clinician Scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, and provides primary and specialized care to people living with HIV at the Chronic Viral Illness Service of the McGill University Health Centre. After medical residency, she completed a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology at McGill University, and a Post-Doctoral fellowship in HIV research with the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network. She was awarded a FRSQ Clinical Research Scholarship Junior 2 (Chercheur Boursier Clinicien Junior 2) in 2018, and is a member of the scientific committee of the FRSQ network “AIDS and Infectious Disease” (Sida-Maladies Infectieuses). Her research focuses on preventing comorbidities related to viral diseases in marginalized populations, particularly for people living with HIV, and on cancer related to human papillomavirus (HPV). She is also interested in women's health, integrated primary care for people living with HIV, and has strong experience in using patient engagement approaches in research. Her work as a physician and researcher aims to recognize patient health concerns and make improvements to clinical practices that will benefit individuals who suffer most from inequities and stigma.
Keywords: Human Papillomavirus (HPV), HIV, Cancer, Women's health, Comorbidities, Prevention, Primary Care, Cohorts.
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