Faculty Profile

Renslow Sherer
Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health
Professor of Medicine
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Director,International AIDS Training Center

Academic Interests

Dr. Sherer is the Director of the International AIDS Training Center at the University of Chicago. In addition, Dr. Sherer has been active in HIV clinical research and in the design and implementation of clinical trials, in HIV prevention programs, and in local and federal policy on HIV/AIDS. He has numerous national and international publications and has given numerous presentations on the clinical and social impact of the HIV pandemic at conferences all over the world. Since pursuing the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases internationally he has led health worker trainings all over the world. He has implemented micro-credit and health education programs for orphans and families with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas, and he has led HIV prevention and stigma reduction programs around the world.

Clinical Interests

HIV prevention and care; HIV infection in adults and adolescents; health policy


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  • BA, 1973, Princeton University, Biology
  • MD, 1977, Rush University
  • Residency, 1980, Cook County Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • Residency, 1981, Cook County Hospital, Chief Resident