Dr. John Schneider MD, MPH, associate professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, is a network epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist in the Departments of Medicine and Public Health Sciences at the University of Chicago. He is also director of the University of Chicago Center for HIV Elimination. His NIH- and CDC-funded research focuses on how social networks can be leveraged to improve the health of populations at risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in resource restricted settings. In these settings he also implements network interventions and computational modeling all in efforts to eliminated new transmission events.
Clinically, he specializes in HIV prevention and has a specific interest in the provision of high-quality care to young Black men who have sex with men and transgender women. He has extensive experience with advancing the physician/patient relationship in resource-restricted settings, including his current clinic at a federally qualified health center on the South Side of Chicago – Howard Brown Health 55th – and during his previous time working in Southern India.