Merceditas Villanueva, MD

Merceditas Villanueva, MD
Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Accepting new patients? No
Referrals required? Not Applicable
Patient type treated: Adult; Older Adult
Board Certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine

Merceditas S. Villanueva, MD, director of the Yale Medicine AIDS Care Program, is an internist who specializes in infectious diseases with a focus on HIV. She says she is inspired by her “longstanding interest in promoting health outcomes for underserved populations.”

An associate professor of medicine (AIDS) at Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Villanueva is also an executive board member and former president of the Connecticut Infectious Disease Society. Her research focuses on improving models of care for improving retention in care for persons living with HIV.

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