Daniel Teixeira da Silva, MD, is a Fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program at the Perelman School of Medicine, general internist, and pediatrician. His research interests include studying the structural and psycho-social determinants of HIV sero-conversion; implementation of HIV prevention services; engagement in care among people living with HIV or at increased risk for HIV sero-conversion; and integration of HIV prevention and HIV primary care into public services and healthcare models. He aims to improve the quality of healthcare services for marginalized populations and address policy gaps that reinforce inequity in HIV sero-conversion, with a focus on people with a history of criminal justice system and/or child welfare system involvement.
Dr. Teixeira da Silva attended Wesleyan University where he studied Biology and Science in Society, and he received his medical doctorate from the Boston University School of Medicine. During medical school, he completed the South American Program in HIV Prevention Research (SAPHIR) pre-doctoral fellowship at the Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He completed training in combined internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Chicago, where he was a Leadership for Urban Primary Care Education and Transformation (LUCENT) scholar and completed the MacLean Center for Clinical Ethics Fellowship.