The Author

David J. Malebranche, MD, MPH, is a board certified Internal Medicine physician and expert in Men's and LGBT health, as well as the prevention and treatment of HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI). Dr. Malebranche is also an experienced qualitative HIV behavioral prevention researcher who has completed several studies on sexual health among Black men of diverse sexualities.

Dr. Malebranche has published over 40 articles in medical and public health journals such as The Annals of Internal Medicine, The American Journal of Public Health, JAMA, Lancet, Health Affairs, Men and Masculinities, The Archives of Sexual Behavior and The Journal of the National Medical Association. He is known as a dynamic speaker worldwide and has appeared in documentaries on CNN, ABC News Primetime, TV One and Black Entertainment Television (BET) for his expertise on HIV in the Black community. Dr. Malebranche also served as a member of the President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) from 2006 – 2008, and as the HIV/AIDS clinical expert on WebMD from 2010 - 2012. He also appears in the video series #AsktheHIVDoc, which promotes education on sexual health topics for same gender loving men. In 2015, Dr. Malebranche published his first book, a memoir about his father entitled Standing on His Shoulders. He currently resides in Marietta, Georgia.

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