Director of the Office of International Programs
Division of AIDS, Harvard Medical School
Infectious Disease Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Ojikutu is dedicated to rectifying disparities in health care access for HIV-infected patients both domestically and abroad. Currently, she serves as Director of the Office of International Programs within the Division of AIDS at Harvard Medical School, where she leads initiatives to improve provision and systems of HIV care, to increase care and treatment for women and children, to train health care workers and to integrate HIV management into primary health systems. She previously worked in conjunction with the South African government to develop their antiretroviral roll-out plan. She currently serves as the founding director of the Umndeni "Family" Care Program, an initiative designed to decrease poverty and increase access to HIV testing, care and treatment for orphans of AIDS and their caregivers. Domestically, she has worked in consultation with the Massachusetts Department of Health to promote quality care for HIV-infected patients. She also maintains clinical practice in the Infectious Disease Division at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ojikutu received her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed an internal medicine residency at Cornell's New York Presbyterian Hospital and an infectious disease fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women's Hospital Program. In 2003, she received an M.P.H. from the Harvard School of Public Health as a CFHU Fellow.