Kimberly Stanford

Kimberly Stanford, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor in the Section of Emergency Medicine at the University of Chicago, and the Director of Emergency Department (ED) HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Screening at the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination (CCHE). A nationally recognized expert on screening for syphilis and HIV in the ED, Dr. Stanford is an NIH-funded implementation scientist whose research focuses on leveraging the emergency department visit as a key point of contact with the healthcare system for patients who might otherwise have limited access to care, creating opportunities for critical public health interventions related to infectious and chronic diseases and social determinants of health.