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Alexandra Hernandez

Assistant Professor
Public Health Program
Touro University
United States of America

Alexandra Hernandez

Biography

Dr. Hernandez is an assistant professor in the Public Health Program, Global Health Track. Her research focuses on human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and HPV-associated diseases in men and women both domestically and internationally. Dr. Hernandez holds a BA in Integrative Biology and Physical Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley (UCB), an MPH from UCB with an emphasis in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and a doctorate in Epidemiology, also from UCB.

Research Interest

HPV infection and HPV associated disease; HPV vaccine; risk factors, prevention, and treatment of HIV/AIDS; other sexually transmitted infections and infectious disease epidemiology; alternative medicine; global health including India and Africa.

Publications

  • Sexual behavior among men who have sex with women, men, and Hijras in Mumbai, India--multiple sexual risks. AIDS and Behavior;10(4 Suppl):S5-16 (2006)

  • Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise. Sexual function among overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence in a randomized controlled trial of an intensive behavioral weight loss intervention. Journal of Urology.May;181(5):2235-42 (2009)

  • Risk factors for anal human papillomavirus infection type 16 among HIV-positive men who have sex with men in San Francisco. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. Aug 1;63(4):532-9 (2013)

  • Incidence of and Risk Factors for Type-Specific Anal Human Papillomavirus Infection among HIV-positive Men who have Sex with Men. AIDS; June 1;28(9):1341-9 (2014)

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