FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
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Consuelo Beck-Sague, M.D.

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • E-mail: cbecksag@fiu.edu
  • Phone: 305-348-7789
  • Office: AHC5 410

Dr. Consuelo Beck-Sagué is a pediatric infectious disease subspecialist whose work focuses on prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and treatment of HIV infection. During her 19 years as an epidemic investigator and medical epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA, she led dozens of investigations and studies. Since she left the CDC, she helped lead the antiretroviral therapy (ART) scale-up for prevention and treatment of pediatric HIV in the Dominican Republic as a consultant to the ministry of health. for four years. Since joining the FIU faculty, she has led the first NIH-funded bi-national (Haiti-DR) pediatric HIV study, piloting disclosure of their status to HIV-infected youth. She has authored or co-authored over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and national and international guidelines and reports that have been cited thousands of times.

Research Areas

  • HIV mother-to-child transmission and pediatric infection
  • HIV combined antiretroviral therapy adherence and response in youth and transition to adult care
  • Maternal and child health in underserved populations in the US and worldwide