Roksana Karim, MD, PhD
|Title||Assistant Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine|
|School||Keck School of Medicine of USC|
|Address||SSB 2001 N. Soto Street|
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles California 90033
|Phone||+1 323 226 5068|
Dr. Karim joined the MCA family as an Assistant Professor of Research in 2007; soon after receiving her Doctoral degree in Epidemiology at USC. She received her medical degree from Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh, in 1996. Her primary research interest is HIV-associated endocrine and cardiovascular complications in women and children and also menopause-related cardiovascular outcomes in women. Dr. Karim has recently received the Zumberge Individual Research Award for her study evaluating the immunopathogenesis of atherosclerosis in HIV-infected children in MCA. She is actively involved in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) and has initiated several research projects involving body fat redistribution, sex hormones, and menopause in HIV-infected women. Dr. Karim co-authored a number of publications examining the factors associated with HIV/AIDS disease progression and survival in HIV-infected women. She has authored several research papers looking at hormone therapy, sex hormones and atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women, which are published in well respected peer reviewed journals.
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