Dr. Altice is Professor of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiologist and researcher at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Altice’s primary research projects examine the relationship between the community and correctional settings, focusing on infectious diseases and substance abuse.
Specific topics include: the effect of alcohol use disorders on HIV treatment outcomes; HIV and substance abuse treatment options for released prisoners; and antiretroviral therapy treatment in South Africa. Dr. Altice’s research has made considerable headway for HIV treatment in terms of adherence to antiretroviral therapy. Additionally, his research seeks to understand the role of methadone and buprenorphines in primary and secondary HIV prevention. His research projects extend internationally in Malaysia, Indonesia, Ukraine, Russia, and Argentina. Dr. Altice received his MD at Emory University. He has participated in projects through the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.