Medical School: University of Pennsylvania
Residency: University of Pennsylvania
Infectious Diseases Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania
Palliative Care Fellowship: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Dr. Merlin's research interests are at the intersection of HIV and palliative care. Specifically, she is interested in the impact of chronic pain, alone and in the context of psychiatric illness and substance abuse, on health behaviors and clinical outcomes in patients with HIV.
- Jessica Merlin, MD is lead editor for the book "HIV and Chronic Pain: A Practical Approach," available now electronically and next month in print.
- Jessica Merlin, MD, MBA (Infectious Diseases) will present preliminary findings from her K23 career development award “Developing a Behavioral Intervention for Chronic Pain in Individuals with HIV” at the annual NIH Pain Consortium Symposium, "Advances in Pain Research."
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