Ajay Sethi

Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health


Ph.D., Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health;
MHS, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health;
B.S., Physiology, University of Maryland-College Park

Ajay Sethi received his Ph.D. in epidemiology and MHS in molecular microbiology and immunology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He received a B.S. in physiology from the University of Maryland—College Park.

Sethi’s research interests lie broadly in the study of infectious diseases. His studies aim to identify modifiable behavioral and structural factors associated with transmission and morbidity if infection is established. His research employs both quantitative and qualitative methods in clinic- and community-based settings, observational and quasi-experimental study designs, and is conducted in both the U.S. and in Uganda. He works in the area of HIV/AIDS, strategies to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy, healthcare-associated infections, adult vaccination and alcohol and other substance use.