Aaron Richterman, MD, MPH

Associate Scholar

  •  Instructor of Medicine - Infectious Disease | University of Pennsylvania
  •  Haiti
  •   HIV/AIDS | Poverty Reduction | Social protection | Tuberculosis

Languages: English (Native), Haitian Creole (advanced)

Bio statement

Aaron Richterman, MD, MPH is a physician-scientist specializing in infectious diseases and an Instructor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and went on to complete the Howard Hiatt Residency in Global Health Equity and Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where his clinical and research focus was on HIV, tuberculosis, and cholera in rural Haiti. He is interested in the relationship between poverty, food security, individual and population outcomes for infectious diseases, and the use of the social safety nets to improve these outcomes.

Recent global health projects

Characterized the relationship between food security and cholera outcomes in Haiti

An ongoing cohort study of patients with tuberculosis in rural Haiti, characterizing the relationship between food security and clinical outcomes

Selected publications

Richterman A, Thirumurthy H. The effects of cash transfer programs on HIV-related outcomes in 42 countries from 1996 to 2019. Nat Hum Behav. 2022 Jul 18;. doi: 10.1038/s41562-022-01414-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35851840.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-022-01414-7

Richterman A, Bosire R, Marcus N, Bair EF, Agot K, Thirumurthy H. Trends in Transactional Sex Among Women at Risk for HIV in Rural Kenya During the First Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Jul 1;5(7):e2220981. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.20981. PubMed PMID: 35788674; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9257559.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/35788674/