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Patrick  Sullivan


Faculty, Epidemiology

Jointly Appointed, Global Health

Charles Howard Candler Professor of Epidemiology

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Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road, NE

Atlanta , GA 30322

Room 468

Phone: 404-727-2038

Fax: 404-727-8737


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Areas of Interest

  • Behavior and Health
  • Disease Surveillance
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Infectious Disease
  • Information Technology
  • Sexual Health/Behavior


  • DVM 1992, University of Tennessee
  • PhD 1994, University of Tennessee

Courses Taught

  • EPI 798R: Pre-candidacy Research
  • EPI 504D: Fundamentals Of Epidemiology

Affiliations & Activities

Fellow, American College of Epidemiology

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Diplomate, Epidemiology Subspecialty of ACVPM

Editor in Chief, Annals of Epidemiology

Websites: -- data visualization and interactive mapping of the US HIV epidemic -- data visualization and educaiton materials on US HCV, HBV and HAV epidemics -- national covid serosurvey with mailout COVID testing, co-led by PRISM Health's Aaron Siegler -- An Emory/University of Albany/CDC collaboration on infectious disease modelling -- An overview of our PRISM Health group, projects, staff, and students -- Methods and findings of an annual survey of 10,000+ gay/bi men, led by PRISM Health's Travis Sanchez -- Resource directory to find a nearby PrEP provider, led by PRISM Health's Aaron Siegler

See a full list of publications here!



  • , , Successes and challenges of HIV prevention in men who have sex with men, The Lancet, 380, 388-399
  • , , Prevalence of seroconversion symptoms and relationship to set point viral load: Findings from a subtype C epidemic, 1995-2009, AIDS, 26, 175-184
  • , , . Detecting acute human immunodeficiency virus infection using 3 different screening immunoassays and nucleic acid amplification testing for human immunodeficiency virus RNA, 2006-2008., Archives of Internal Medicine, 170, 66-74
  • , , Estimating the proportion of HIV transmissions from main sex partners among men who have sex with men in five US cities., AIDS, 23, 1153-1162
  • , , The reemergence of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in North America, Western Europe, and Australia, 1996-2005., Annals of Epidemiology, 19, 423-431