Director, Perinatal Infectious Disease Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Ciaranello is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an infectious disease physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital, where she directs the Perinatal Infectious Disease Program. Her research interests involve the use of simulation models to examine the long-term clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of strategies to care for HIV-infected women and their children, including programs to prevent, diagnose, and manage perinatal HIV infection. She has worked closely with the World Health Organization to develop new pediatric HIV guidelines since 2012, and serves on the US Department of Health and Human Services Perinatal HIV Guidelines Panel. Dr. Ciaranello earned an AB from Harvard College (1996), an MD from the Yale School of Medicine (2001), and an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health (2008). She completed a residency and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine at UC Davis (2001-2005) and an Infectious Disease fellowship at the MGH/BWH combined fellowship program (2005-2008).