Deborah Cotton MD MPH
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Infectious Diseases

MD, Boston University School of Medicine
MPH, Johns Hopkins University

Pronouns: she/her/hers



Dr. Deborah Cotton is Professor of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology at the Boston University School of Public Health. She was recruited to the Boston University Medical Campus from the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in 1998 to serve as the inaugural Assistant Provost for Clinical Research and Director of the Office of Clinical Research. From 2000-2004 she served as Chief, Medical Service, VA Boston Healthcare System and Vice-Chair for Veteran’s Affairs, BUSM Department of Medicine. From 2007-2009 she served as the Chief Medical Officer of the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative (CHAI). From 2009-2018 she was a Deputy Editor of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Cotton’s research has focused on the clinical epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. She has been a member of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) since 1986. Dr. Cotton has served on numerous national committees including the FDA Antiviral Advisory Committee (Member and Chair), the Board on Health Sciences Policy of the Institute of Medicine, and the NIH Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council and is a past member of the NIH AIDS Clinical Epidemiology Study Section (ACE). She is a past member and chair of the National and Global Public Health Committee of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and past member of the IDSA Center for Global Health Scientific Advisory Committee. From 2013-2016 Dr. Cotton served on the Board of Directors, IDSA.

Dr. Cotton is Editor at Large of the Annals of Internal Medicine. A strong believer in life-long learning, she is a currently completing a master's degree in the history of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, focusing on mid to late 20th century epidemics.

Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Epidemiology



2007 American College of Physicians: Fellow (directly elected)
2003 Boston University School of Medicine: Distinguished Alumnae Award
1992-2011 Best Doctors in America
1991 Infectious Diseases Society of America: Fellow
1975 Boston University School of Medicine: Alpha Omega Alpha




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2008 Natural History of Hepatitis C Infection in HIV Disease 5R01DA019841-09 6
2007 Natural History of Hepatitis C Infection in HIV Disease 5R01DA019841-08 6
2006 Natural History of Hepatitis C Infection in HIV Disease 5R01DA019841-07 6
2000 PROGRAM FOR AIDS CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING (PACRT) 5T32AI007433-09 237
1999 PROGRAM FOR AIDS CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING (PACRT) 5T32AI007433-08 237
1998 PROGRAM FOR AIDS CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING (PACRT) 5T32AI007433-07 237
1996 PROGRAM FOR AIDS CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING 5T32AI007433-05 237
1995 PROGRAM FOR AIDS CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING 5T32AI007433-04 237
1994 PROGRAM FOR AIDS CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING 5T32AI007433-03 237
1993 PROGRAM FOR AIDS CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING 5T32AI007433-02 237
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  1. Shoham S, Antar AAR, Auwaerter PG, Durand CM, Sulkowski MS, Cotton DJ. Antimicrobial Access in the 21st Century: Delays and Critical Shortages. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Jul 05; 165(1):53-54. PMID: 26999651; DOI: 10.7326/M15-3076;
     
  2. Baranoski AS, Cotton D, Heeren T, Nunes D, Kubiak RW, Horsburgh CR. Clinical Liver Disease Progression Among Hepatitis C-Infected Drug Users With CD4 Cell Count Less Than 200 Cells/mm(3) Is More Pronounced Among Women Than Men. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Jan; 3(1):ofv214.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26955643; DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofv214;
     
  3. Cotton D. Celebrating the ACP Centennial: From the Annals Archive-HIV Research and Therapies. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Dec 15; 163(12):953. PMID: 26666783; DOI: 10.7326/M15-2095;
     
  4. Cotton D. Celebrating the ACP Centennial: From the Annals Archives--Nurse Practitioners and Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Dec 1; 163(11):879. PMID: 26618287; DOI: 10.7326/M15-2094;
     
  5. Cotton D. Celebrating the ACP centennial: from the Annals archive--acute coronary syndromes. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Nov 17; 163(10):798. PMID: 26571242; DOI: 10.7326/M15-2093;
     
  6. Cotton D. Celebrating the ACP Centennial: From the Annals Archive--Emergency Response and Life Support. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Nov 3; 163(9):718. PMID: 26524573; DOI: 10.7326/M15-2092;
     
  7. Cotton D. Celebrating the ACP Centennial: From the Annals Archive-Alcohol and Diabetes. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Oct 20; 163(8):639. PMID: 26502119; DOI: 10.7326/M15-1747;
     
  8. Cotton D. Celebrating the ACP Centennial: From the Annals Archive-Malaria Treatment. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Oct 6; 163(7):559. PMID: 26436621; DOI: 10.7326/M15-1073;
     
  9. Cotton D. Celebrating the ACP Centennial: From the Annals Archive-Ankylosing Spondylitis. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Sep 15; 163(6):472. PMID: 26370011; DOI: 10.7326/M15-1638;
     
  10. Cotton D. Celebrating the ACP Centennial: From the Annals Archive-Blood Pressure Variation. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Sep 1; 163(5):389. PMID: 26322698; DOI: 10.7326/M15-1637;
     
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Bar chart showing 81 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 25 publications in 2015

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HIV
Infectious Diseases
History of Medicine, 20th century
Global Health
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