The Washington University ID-CRU and ACTU are is known for their expertise and are well established in the community. Led by Rachel Presti, MD, PhD, the ID-CRU provides access to HIV and infectious diseases research opportunities, community outreach and education. Our lead faculty in these areas are:

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Key Faculty

Julia López, PhD, MPH, LCSW

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. López is a public health researcher who uses her clinical practice skills to further advance the field of sexual health using public health and social work theories and frameworks.