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Ellen Eaton, M.D.

HIV• Sexually transmitted infections • Opioid addiction and treatment • Social determinants of health for STIs, including HIV • COVID-19

Media contact: Adam Pope, arpope@uab.edu  

A headshot of UAB's Dr. Ellen Eaton.Ellen Eaton, M.D.

Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

  

 

Areas of expertise:

  • HIV
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Opioid addiction and treatment
  • Social determinants of health for STIs, including HIV
  • COVID-19 

 

 

Eaton is an associate professor with the Division of Infectious Diseases. Her current research evaluates patient preferences related to HIV treatment options and the use of decision analyses to compare the effectiveness of HIV treatments and STI testing strategies.

She is also a strong advocate for those with opioid addictions to receive readily available narcan prescriptions to prevent overdose. 

In addition, Eaton has been instrumental in Birmingham and across the U.S. in public health messaging related to COVID-19.

 

 

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