Faculty Profile


Jade Pagkas Bather
Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health
Instructor of Medicine
jpagkasbather@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Pagkas-Bather is interested in HIV prevention efforts among minority men who have sex with men (MSM) using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). She is also interested in ways to combine PrEP with other STI prevention strategies among this population through community outreach, and collaboration with local organizations in order to make HIV and STI prevention efforts more patient-centered and less stigmatizing.
 

Clinical Interests

HIV prevention, STI, PrEP, LGBTQ health, health disparities, implementation science, community based participatory research
 

Publications

  • Newman, LP, Pagkas-Bather, J, Njoroge, A, Wamalwa, D, Nduati, R, Overbaugh, J, & Farquhar, C. (2019). Virological failure in children living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy: correlates and predictive value of clinical measurements and CD4 cell count. International Journal of STD & AIDS. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956462419871422
  • Pagkas-Bather, J, et al. What's PrEP?: Peer navigator acceptability among minority MSM in Washington. BMC Public Health. Manuscript in preparation.

Training

  • BA, 2006, Yale University, Anthropology
  • MD, 2013, University of Illinois College of Medicine,
  • Residency, 2016, McNeal Hospital, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Fellowship, 2019, University of Washington, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
  • MPH, 2019, University of Washington School of Public Health, Epidemiology