Aaron Richterman, MD, MPH
University of Pennsylvania
Aaron Richterman, MD, MPH is an infectious disease fellow at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Richterman is interested in the relationship between poverty, food security, individual and population outcomes for infectious diseases, and the use of the social safety nets to improve these outcomes. He worked at the National Institutes of Health in Irini Sereti’s laboratory, studying the immunopathogenesis of HIV. While attending medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, his research focused on the potential for the use of deceased organ donors with HIV in Philadelphia. He then completed the Howard Hiatt Residency in Global Health Equity and Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where his clinical and research focus was on HIV, tuberculosis, and cholera in rural Haiti.
In The News
- Aaron Richterman and Harsha Thirumurthy's new article showing cash-transfer programs reduced risk of death in low- and middle-income countries featured in New York TimesNature; The New York Times · Harsha Thirumurthy
- The effects of cash transfers on adult and child mortality in low- and middle-income countriesNature · May 2023Richterman A, Millien C, Bair EF, Jermoe G, Suffrin JCD, Behrman JR, Thirumurthy H
- The effects of cash transfer programmes on HIV-related outcomes in 42 countries from 1996 to 2019Nature Human Behaviour · July 2022Richterman A, Thirumurthy H
- Trends in Transactional Sex Among Women at Risk for HIV in Rural Kenya During the First Year of the COVID-19 PandemicJAMA Network Open · July 2022Richterman A, Bosire R, Marcus N, Bair EF, Agot K, Thirumurthy H