Infectious disease physician
HIV researcher and early 20th century fiction devotee
Dr. Monica Gandhi is an expert in infectious diseases, specializing particularly in the care of patients with HIV and AIDS.
In her research, Gandhi has a special interest in HIV in women, including differences between women and men in exposure to antiretroviral medication and responses to therapy. Her work on these subjects has been widely published.
Gandhi earned her medical degree at Harvard Medical School. At UCSF, she completed an internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship, as well as a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies. During her infectious diseases fellowship, she earned a master of public health degree in epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of California, Berkeley.
Gandhi has received many awards, including one from the National Institutes of Health’s Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health program and an early career faculty award from the Hellman Fellows Program.
UC Berkeley, MPH, 2001
Harvard Medical School, 1996
UCSF, Internal Medicine, 1999
UCSF, Infectious Diseases, 2002