• Affiliate Professor, Global Health
  • Investigator, Asociación Civil Impacta Salud y Educación
Jorge Sanchez

Barranco - Lima

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Specialist in Infectious and Tropical Diseases with a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Washington. In 1990, was the first Peruvian scholar at the UW International AIDS Research Training Program. Currently is Affiliate Professor of the Department of Global Health at UW.

During 1990s help the development of HIV control programs throughout Latin America. In 1995 was awarded as Junior Investigator of the year by, and elected member of the American College of Physicians. Between 1995 and year 2000 was Advisor of the Minister of Health and Director of the Peruvian HIV control program.

In 2000 was awarded as Principal Investigator of an HIV Clinical Research Site and since year 2006 is the PI of the Division of AIDS-funded Clinical Trial Unit in Peru currently serving HVTN, HPTN, MTN, and ACTG through 4 Clinical Research Sites Currently Site leader of the Centro de Investigaciones Tecnológicas, Biomédicas y Medioambientales at Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos.

Dr. Sanchez has mentored local and international students from different US universities focusing on prevention and treatment of HIV, sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis.

  • MPH (University of Washington)
  • MD (Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia)
Country Affiliations 
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Herpes
  • HIV Transmission
  • Infectious Diseases (other than STDs)
  • TB

Celum C, Hong T, Cent A, Donnell D, Morrow R, Baeten JM, Firnhaber C, Grinsztejn B, Hosseinipour MC, Lalloo U, Nyirenda M, Riviere C, Sanchez J, Santos B, Supparatpinyo K, Hakim J, Kumarasamy N, Campbell TB; ACTG PEARLS/A5175 Team. Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Acquisition Among HIV-1-Infected Adults Treated With Tenofovir Disoproxyl Fumarate as Part of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy:Results From the ACTG A5175 PEARLS Study. J Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 15;215(6):907-910. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix029. PubMed PMID: 28453835; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5406847.

Reisner SL, Perez-Brumer AG, McLean SA, Lama JR, Silva-Santisteban A, Huerta L, Sanchez J, Clark JL, Mimiaga MJ, Mayer KH. Perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Integrating HIV Prevention and Treatment with Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy for Transgender Women in Lima, Peru. AIDS Behav. 2017 Apr 18. doi:10.1007/s10461-017-1768-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28421354.

Weikum D, Shrestha R, Ferro EG, Vagenas P, Copenhaver M, Spudich S, Alpert MD,Cabello R, Lama JR, Sanchez J, Altice FL. An explanatory factor analysis of a brief self-report scale to detect neurocognitive impairment among HIV-positive men who have sex with men and transgender women in Peru. AIDS Care. 2017 Apr 27:1-5. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2017.1322681. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:2 8449599.

Clark JL, Segura ER, Oldenburg CE, Rios J, Montano SM, Perez-Brumer A,Villaran M, Sanchez J, Coates TJ, Lama JR. Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) increases the frequency of partner notification among MSM in Lima, Peru: a pilot randomized controlled trial. BMC Med. 2017 May 4;15(1):94. doi:10.1186/s12916-017-0858-9. PubMed PMID: 28468648; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5415724.

Pizzicato LN, Vagenas P, Gonzales P, Lama JR, Pun M, Sanchez J, Altice FL.Active syphilis and its association with HIV and sexual risk behaviours in a multicity sample of men who have sex with men and transgender women in Peru. Sex Health. 2017 May 18. doi: 10.1071/SH16149. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28514994.
Shu E, Sobieszczyk ME, Sal Y Rosas VG, Segura P, Galea JT, Lecca L, Sanchez J, Lama JR. Knowledge of tuberculosis and vaccine trial preparedness in Lima, Peru. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 Dec 1;21(12):1288-1293. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0116.PubMed PMID: 29297450..

Moro RN, Scott NA, Vernon A, Tepper NK, Goldberg SV, Schwartzman K, Leung CC, Schluger NW, Belknap RW, Chaisson RE, Narita M, Machado ES, Lopez M, Sanchez J, Villarino ME, Sterling TR. Exposure to Latent Tuberculosis Treatment during Pregnancy: The PREVENT TB and the iAdhere Trials. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Feb 2. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201704-326OC. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29393655.

Coll J, Videla S, Ganoza C, Ornelas A, Pérez S, Clotet B, Brander C, Sánchez J. Early diagnosis of hiv infection among men who have sex with men in Lima (peru). A prospective cohort study. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Mar 2. pii:S1198-743X(18)30204-0. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.02.029. [Epub ahead of print]PubMed PMID: 29505882.

Lama JR, Brezak A, Dobbins JG, Sanchez H, Cabello R, Rios J, Bain C, Ulrich A,De la Grecca R, Sanchez J, Duerr A. Design Strategy of the Sabes Study: Diagnosis and Treatment of Early HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and Transgender Women in Lima, Peru, 2013-2017. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Mar 7. doi:10.1093/aje/kwy030. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29522079.

Rich KM, Valencia Huamaní J, Kiani SN, Cabello R, Elish P, Florez Arce J,Pizzicato LN, Soria J, Wickersham JA, Sanchez J, Altice FL. Correlates of viralsuppression among HIV-infected men who have sex with men and transgender women in Lima, Peru. AIDS Care. 2018 May 30:1-10. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1476657.[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29843518.