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J. Carlo Hojilla, RN, PhD


Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
2000 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612

(510) 891-3631 (phone)


J. Carlo Hojilla, RN, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Drug Abuse Treatment and Services Research Training Program at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), and at the KPNC Division of Research. He received his PhD at UCSF, his master's at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), and his bachelor's degree in nursing at California State University, Los Angeles.

Hojilla is interested in HIV/AIDS research with a particular interest in developing interventions to optimize the delivery of biomedical HIV prevention strategies like pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in high-priority populations. His research interests focus on documenting factors affecting the PrEP continuum, particularly psychosocial vulnerabilities like substance use, and leveraging novel strategies to support PrEP adherence and retention.

Current Position(s):

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Drug Abuse Treatment and Services Research Training Program, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF
  • Nurse coordinator, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Multispecialty Transitions Clinic

Section Affiliations:

Primary Research Interests:

  • HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis
  • Stimulant use
  • Transgender Health

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    Alcohol and drug use, partner PrEP use and STI prevalence among people with HIV

    Author(s): Hojilla JC; Marcus J; Volk JE; Leyden W; Hare CB; Hechter RC; Edelman EJ; Silverberg M; Satre DD

    Sex Transm Infect. 2019 Aug 23.

    PubMed abstract