25apr12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedImproving PrEP Uptake and Persistence Among Cisgender Women of ColorEHE Awardee Seminar with Jessica Ridgway, MD & Amy K. Johnson, PhD12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

Event Details

EHE Awardee Seminar
Monday, April 25, 2022
12–1 p.m.
RSVP on Zoom required.

Jessica Ridgway, MD
The University of Chicago

Amy K. Johnson, PhD
Lurie Children’s Hospital & Northwestern University 









Jessica Ridgway, MD is an associate professor of Medicine in the Section of Infectious Diseases & Global Health at University of Chicago, director of Predictive Analytics for the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination, and co-director of the CFAR Clinical Sciences Core. Her research utilizes large electronic medical record databases to understand HIV epidemiology across the continuum of care. She studies implementation of clinical informatics approaches for improving HIV care and prevention, with a specific focus on HIV prevention among cisgender women.

Amy K. Johnson, PhD is a research assistant professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Lurie Children’s Hospital and Northwestern University. Her primary areas of research interest are adolescent sexual and reproductive health and surveillance and control of sexually transmitted diseases. Her research focuses on high priority areas of HIV/STI intervention implementation, risk assessment and developing prevention packages specifically for adolescents, with a focus on young women. A new area of interest is understanding the ethical implications of community participation in HIV cure and biomedical prevention research.



(Monday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT+00:00)