David C. Perlman, MD
CDUHR - Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Social-behavioral Theory Core
Mount Sinai Health System - Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine
Mount Sinai Health System - Chief, Infectious Diseases, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
MD, Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
BA. Biochemistry & Anthropology, Dartmouth College
Research Interests
HIV, HCV, IDUs, Diagnosis and treatment
David Perlman has over 20 years’ experience in HIV, HCV, TB and STIs and remains active as a clinician in these areas. He has served as principal investigator on multi-center trials within NIAID’s AIDS Clinical Trials group, and on R01 grants from NIDA. He has served on NIH study sections, CDC consensus panels, and committees within the ACTG, the NYS DOH AIDS Institute, and the NYC DOMH. Dr. Perlman’s earlier work focused on studies of the epidemiology of tuberculosis among drug users, and on health care delivery models and behavioral and structural interventions to facilitate adherence to the TB and HIV/TB care continuum. Dr. Perlman’s recent work has focused on studies of barriers and facilitators of HIV and HCV testing and care among racial and ethnic minorities, high risk heterosexuals, and people who use drugs, and more broadly on studies of strategies to improve HIV and HIV/HCV care continua and prevention programming for these populations.
Principal Investigator, Hepatitis Care Coordination in Methadone Treatment. Completed


Ventuneac A, Hecht G, Forcht E, Duah BA, Tarar S, Langenbach B, Gates J, Cain D, Rendina HJ, Aberg JA, Perlman DC (2021).
Chronic high risk prescription opioid use among persons with HIV
Frontiers in Sociology, 6, 104. doi: 10.3389/fsoc.2021.645992. PMCID: PMC8176351.

Friedman SR, Mateu-Gelabert P, Nikolopoulos GK, Cerda M, Rossi D, Jordan AE, Townsend T, Khan MR, Perlman DC (2021).
Big Events theory and measures may help explain emerging long-term effects of current crises
Global Public Health [Epub 2021 Apr 11]. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2021.1903528.

Muncan B, Jordan AE, Perlman DC, Frank D, Ompad DC, Walters SM (2021).
Acceptability and effectiveness of hepatitis C care at syringe service programs for people who inject drugs in New York City
Substance Use and Misuse, 56 (5), 728-737. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2021.1892142.

Friedman SR, Krawczyk N, Perlman DC, Mateu-Gelabert P, Ompad DC, Hamilton L, Nikolopoulos G, Guarino H, Cerda M (2020).
The opioid/overdose crisis as a dialectics of pain, despair, and one-sided struggle
Frontiers in Public Health, 8, 540423. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.540423. PMCID: PMC7676222.

Jaiswal J, LoSchiavo C, Perlman DC (2020).
Disinformation, misinformation and inequality-driven mistrust in the time of COVID-19: Lessons unlearned from AIDS denialism
AIDS and Behavior, 24 (10), 2776-2780. doi: 10.1007/s10461-020-02925-y. PMCID: PMC7241063.

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