She is involved in the clinical and therapeutical management of HIV-infected patients care at the inpatient and outpatient clinic of the hospital. As part of her academic work, she developed clinical research on the issues of HIV-chronic hepatitis B and C, and co-morbidities associated with the use of antiretrovirals, in relation with INSERM research teams. She is the main authors of over 60 peer-reviewed publications and books on these subjects. She has an MPH in public health and evaluation of health actions and a PhD in epidemiology obtained at the Pierre et Marie Curie University of Sciences, in Paris.
Karine Lacombe, MD, PhD, is currently holding the position of associate professor in the infectious and tropical diseases department of Saint-Antoine Hospital (AP-HP), Paris - France. She teaches infectious diseases and public health in numerous universities and schools around France and Sub Saharan Africa.