About Jamie Colbert

Jamie Colbert

Jamie is a former NEJM Editorial Fellow and a hospitalist at Newton Wellesley Hospital. He completed his internal medicine training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and attended medical school at Stanford University.

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Antiretroviral Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention

• August 1st, 2012

What if there was a medication that one could take every day to prevent the acquisition of HIV? This approach to combat HIV is called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.  The idea behind PrEP is that the same antiretroviral medications that are used to treat HIV infected individuals could also help protect non-infected individuals from acquiring… Read More…