UAB’s public relations specialists are the fastest, most efficient way for reporters to reach UAB experts on deadline. Call 205-934-3884.

We also have a full-service broadcast team that can facilitate interviews for TV, radio or Skype and provide b-roll or sound on request. Search by topic or name to find featured experts or contact Public Relations for additional information.

Aadia Rana, M.D.

HIV/AIDS infection control • HIV/AIDS research • Health disparities • COVID-19

Media contact: Adam Pope,

candice dye experts2017

Aadia Rana, M.D.,

Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases



Areas of expertise:

  • HIV/AIDS infection control
  • HIV/AIDS research
  • Health disparities
  • COVID-19



Rana's primary work focuses on disparities in access and adherence to medical treatment among people living with HIV, and implementation of evidence-based interventions to improve engagement with HIV care.

Rana leads UAB's Center For Aids Research Ending HIV in Alabama Scientific Working Group, which includes a broad range of clinical epidemiologic, sociobehavioral researchers, as well as community engagement and public health partners catalyzing Birmingham and Alabama's progression toward the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals.



Media apperances:



Back to experts