The State University of New Jersey
United States of America
Dr. Swaminathan is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. She is the Clinical Research Site Leader for the NIH funded Clinical Trials Unit AT Rutgers, NJMS. She is also the Medical Director of the Infectious Diseases Practice at University Hospital, Newark, NJ and is the Principal investigator of many Ryan White Grants to provide HIV care and treatment. In addition, she is also the Principal Investigator of the New Jersey Department of Health funded HIV testing and Navigator Programs. She completed her medical residency and was the Chief Resident at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. She completed her fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the combined program of Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. Her initial research projects included studying the utility of two-step tuberculin skin testing in drug users and outcome of antiretroviral therapy in protease inhibitor containing regimens. Her areas of interest include HIV and coinfection with hepatitis viruses. She is currently actively involved in many clinical trials for HIV-infected person and is the lead investigator in many HIV prevention studies at the institution.