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Dr. Andres Camacho-Gonzalez

Dr. Andres Camacho-Gonzalez, MD, MSc

Dr. Andres Camacho-Gonzalez is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine. He is currently the director of the Pediatric HIV Clinical Trials Unit and his research interest includes HIV and other sexually transmitted infections epidemiology, adherence to care, and prevention. He is also the pediatric infectious diseases fellowship director and a small group advisor at the school of medicine.


  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Pediatrics


  • Emory University School of Medicine


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Colegio Mayor Nuestra Senora Del Rosario
  • Internship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Honors & Awards

2022 Doctor's Day Recognition, Emory School of Medicine

2020 Election to the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR)

2018 Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

2018 Subspecialty Teacher of the Year Award, Emory University, Department of Pediatrics

2018 Doctor's Day Recognition, Emory School of Medicine

2018 Barbara Vick Impact Award, Emory Center for AIDS Research's Community Liaison Council

2008 Philadelphia Pediatric Society Resident Award

2007-2008 Teaching Resident Award. Albert Einstein Medical Center

2001 Elected President of William J. Harrington Latin American Program, University of Miami


Camacho AF, Schneider A, Dorsainville D, Schutzman DL, Monozygotic Twins Discordant for VACTERL Association, Prenatal Diagnosis 2008, Voume,28 Issue 4, Pages 366-368.PMID: 18382992

Camacho-Gonzalez A, Gutman J, Hymes L, Leong T, Hilinski J. 24 weeks of Valganciclovir Prophylaxis in Children after Renal Transplantation: A Four Year Experience, Transplantation, 2011 January 27; 91 (2):245-50. PMID: 21076375

Martin EB, Gastañaduy PA, Camacho-Gonzalez A, Ross AC, Hebbar K. Primary Cutaneous Aspergillosis in two Pediatric Trauma Patients. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2012 Apr;31(4): PMID: 22418659

Eckard AR, Suzanne JE, Ziegler T, Camacho-Gonzalez A, Fitzpatrick A, et al. Risk Factors for Vitamin D Deficiency and Relationship with Cardiac Biomarkers, Inflammation and Immune Restoration in HIV-infected Youth, Antiviral Therapy: 2012; 17 (6): 1069-78. PMID: 22894927

Mulligan MJ, Bernstein DI, Winokur P, Rupp R, Anderson E, Rouphael N, Dickey M, Stapleton JT, Edupuganti S, Spearman P, Ince D, Noah DL, Hill H, Bellamy AR, for the DMID 13-0032 H7N9 Vaccine Study Group. Serological responses to an avian influenza A/H7N9 vaccine mixed at the point-of-use with MF59 adjuvant: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA 2014; 312: 1409 – 1419. PMID: 25291577 PMID:25291577

Thompson Amelia B, Wynn Bridget A, Akerele D, Rostad C, Anderson E, Camacho-Gonzalez AF, Spearman P, Chakraborty R. Acute pancreatitis associated with dolutegravir and lamivudine/abacavir administration. AIDS. January 28, 2015 Volume 29-Issue 3. PMID: 25686687

Brownstein PS, Gillespie SE, Leong T, Chahroudi A, Chakraborty R, Camacho-Gonzalez A. The Association of Uncontrolled HIV and other sexually-transmitted infections in Metropolitan Atlanta Youth. Pediatr Infect Dis J. May 2015. PMID:25461474

Chatterton-Kirchmeier S, Chakraborty R, Camacho-Gonzalez A, McCracken C, and Batisky DL. Increased Prevalence of Elevated Blood Pressure in HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. June 2015; PMID: 25831423.

Camacho-Gonzalez A, Kingbo MH, Boylan A, Eckard AR, Chahroudi A, Chakraborty R. Missed opportunities for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in the state of Georgia. AIDS 2015 Jul 31;29(12):1511-5 PMID: 26244391

Camacho-Gonzalez A., Wallins A., Toledo L., Murray A., Gaul Z., Sutton M., Gillespie S., Leong T., Graves C., Chakraborty R.. Risk Factors for HIV Transmission and Barriers to HIV Disclosure: Metropolitan Atlanta Youth Perspectives. AIDS Patient Care and STDs Jan; 30 (1):18-24, 2016 PMID: 26588663

Chatterton-Kirchmeier S, Camacho-Gonzalez A., Batisky DL, Chakraborty R. In Reply: Increased Prevalence of Elevated Blood Pressures in HIV-infected Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults.. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2016 July; 35 (7):825 PMID: 27097350

Camacho-Gonzalez A., Gillespie S., Thomas-Seaton L., Frieson K., Hussen S., Murray A., Gaul Z., Sutton M., Traci Leong; Graves, C., Chakraborty R. The MACARTI Study: Closing the Gaps in HIV Care among Youth in Atlanta, Ga. July 1st, 2017 Volume 31-Supplement 3 PMID: 28665885

Hussen S., Chakraborty R., Knezevic A., Camacho-Gonzalez A., Huang E., Stephenson R., del Rio C. Transitioning young adult from Pediatric to Adult Care and HIV Care Continuum in Atlanta, Georgia, USA: A Restrospective Cohort Study. Journal of the International AIDS Society, Sep 1, 2017 PMID: 28872281

Camacho-Gonzalez A., Chernoff M., Williams P., Chahroudi A., Oleske J., Chakraborty R., Traite S., Purswani M., Abzug M., and the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials (IMPAACT) P1074 Study Team. Sexually Transmitted Infections in Youth with Controlled and Uncontrolled HIV Infection. Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, September, 2017 PMID: 27440505

Joo S.; Thompson A.; Philipsborn R.; Emrath.; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Chahroudi A.; Miller J.; Ali I.; Cope J.; An Unusual Cause of Fever and Headache in a School-Aged Male. Clinical Pediatrics April 1, 2018 PMID: 29690787

Thompson A., Gillespie S., Hood J., Thomas-Seaton L., Hussen S., Camacho-Gonzalez A. Regular marijuana use is associated with poor viral suppression in HIV-infected adolescents and young adults. AIDS and Behavior April 2, 2018 PMID: 29094229.

Hussen S; Easley K; Smith J; Shenvi N; Harper G; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Stephenson R; Del Rio C; Social capital, depressive symptoms, and HIV viral suppression among young Black, gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men living with HIV. AIDS and Behavior April 4th, 2018. PMID: 29619586.

Murray A., Hussen S., Toledo L., Thomas-Seaton L., Gillespie S., Graves C., Chakraborty R., Sutton M., Camacho-Gonzalez A. Optimizing Community-Based HIV Testing and Linkage to Care for Young Persons in Metropolitan Atlanta. AIDS Patient Care and STDs June 1, 2018. PMID: 29851505

Gutman C.; Middlebrooks L.; Zmitrovich A.; Camacho-Gonzalez A.; Morris C. Characteristic of Children and Adolescents Diagnosed with HIV by Targeted and Diagnostic Testing in a Children's Hospital Network; Academic Emergency Medicine, June 5, 2018. PMID: 29869430

Smith SL; Chahroudi AM; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Gillespie S; Badell ML; Swartzendruber A; Hazra R; Wortley P; Chakraborty R; Evaluating Facility Infrastructure for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, A 2015 Assessment of Major Delivery Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Journal of Pediatric Infectious Disease Society, August 2018; PMID: 29986059.

Hussen SA, Easley KA, Smith JC, Shenvi N, Harper GW, Camacho-Gonzalez A; Stephenson R, Del Rio C. Social Capital, Depressive Symptoms, and HIV Viral Suppression Among Young Black, Gay, Bisexual and Other Men who have Sex with Men Living with HIV; AIDS Behvior; September 2018; 22 (9): 3024-3032; PMID: 29619586

Thompson A; Gillespie S; Mosunjac M; Hussen S; Flowers L; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Prevalence of Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions in HIV-1 Infected Young Men who have Sex with Men and TransWomen; Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease; October, 2018; PMID: 30169419.

Hussen S; Chakraborty R, Camacho-Gonzalez A; Njiemoun B; Grossniklaus E; Stephenson R; del Rio C; Beyond “Purposeful and Planned”: Varied Trajectories of Healthcare Transition from Pediatric to Adult-oriented Care Among Youth Living with HIV. AIDS Care January, 2019, PMID: 29897258

Hussen S; Smith J; Jones M; Moore S; Hood J; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Del Rio C; Harper G; Brothers Building Brothers By Breaking Barriers: Development of a Resilience-Building Social Capital Intervention for Young Black Gay and Bisexual Men Living with HIV; AIDS Care; Jan 9, 2019. PMID: 30626207

Weld E; Rana S; Dallas R; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Ryscavage P; Gaur A; Chakraborty R; Flexner C; Agwu A. Interest of Youth with HIV in Long-Acting Antiretrovirals; Journal of AIDS; Feb 1, 2019 PMID: 30418298

Meade C; Badell M; Hackett S; Mehta C; Haddad L; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Ford J; Holstad M; Armstrong W; Sheth A; HIV Care Continuum among Postpartum Women Living with HIV in Atlanta. Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology; Feb 14, 2019; PMID: 30894788

Hackett S; Badell M; Meade C; Davis J; Blue J; Curtin L; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Chahroudi A; Chakraborty R; Nguyen M; Palmore M; Sheth A; Improved Perinatal and Postpartum Human Immunodeficiency Virus Outcomes After Use of a Perinatal Care Coordination Team; Open forum Infectious Diseases; Volume 6, Issue 6, April 2019. PMID: 31198816

Shah M; Gillespie S; Holt S; Morris C; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Acceptability and Barriers to HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in Atlanta’s Adolescents and Their Parents; AIDS Patient Care and STDs; October, 2019. PMID: 31436485

Moore S; Jones M; Smith J; Hood J; Harper G; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Del Rio C; Hussen S; Homonegativity Experienced over Life Course by Young Blacklack Gay, Bisexual and Other Men who Have Sex with Men (YB-GBMSM) Living with HIV in Atlanta, Georgia; AIDS and Behavior; October 2019. PMID: 31463712

Frieson Bonaparte KS; Grave CC; Farber EW; Gillespie HS; Hussen SA; Thomas-Seaton L; Chakraborty R; Camacho-Gonzalez AF; Metropolitan Atlanta Community Adolescent Rapid Testing Initiative: The Impact of Motivational interviewing and intensive case management on the psychosocial and clinical care Outcomes of Adolescents and Young Adults with HIV; Psychotherapy March, 2020. PMID:31647261

Gutman CK; Duda E; Newton N; Alevy R; Palmer K; Wetzel M; Figeroa J; Grifiths M; Koyama A; Middlebrooks L; Simon HK; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Morris CR: Unique needs for the Implementation of Emergency Department Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening in Adolescents. Academic Emergency Medicine July 27, 2020. PMID: 32717124

Teherani M; Kao C; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Baskota S; Shane A; Linam W; Jaggi P; Burden of Illness in Households with SARS-CoV-2 infected children. Journal of Pediatric Infectious Disease Society Nov 2020. PMID: 32780809

Gutman C; Middlebrooks L; Shah B; Belay Z; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Morris C; Asymptomatic Adolescent HIV: Identifying a Role for Universal HIV Screening in the Pediatric Emergency Department; AIDS Patient Care and STDs; Sept 34(9): 373-370, 2020. PMID: 32799540

Sutton MY; Martinez O; Brawner BM; Prado G; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Estrada Y; Payne-Foster P; Rodriguez-Diaz C; Hussen S; Lanier Y; Van den Berg JJ; Malavé-Rivera SM; Hickson DA; Fields EL; Vital Voices: HIV Prevention and Care Interventions Developed for Disproportionately Affected Communities by Historically Underrepresented, Early-career Scientists. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities; Oct 2020, PMID: 33128188.

Anderson EJ; Rouphael N.G.; Widge A.T.; Jackson L.A.; Roberts P.C.; Makhene M; Chappell J.D.; Denison M.R.; Stevens L.J.; Pruijssers A.J.; McDermott A.B.; Flach B.; Lin B.C.; Doria-Rose N.A.; O'Dell S.; Schmidt S.D.; Corbett K.S.; Swanson II P.A.; Padilla M.; Neuzil K.M.; Bennett H.; Leav B.; Makowski M.; Albert J.; Cross K.; Edara V.V.; Floyd K.; Suthar M.S.; Martinez D.R.; Baric R.; Buchanan W.; Luke C.J.; Phadke V.K.; Rostad C.A.; Ledgerwood J.E.; Graham B.S.; and Beigel J.H.; for the mRNA-1273 Study Group* Safety and immunogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA1273 vaccine in older adults. N Engl J Med. Dec 17, 2020 PMID: 32991794

Widge AT, Rouphael NG, Jackson LA, Anderson EJ, Roberts PC, Makhene M, Chappell JD, Denison MR, Stevens LJ, Pruijssers AJ, McDermott AB, Flach B, Lin BC, Doria-Rose NA, O'Dell S, Schmidt SD, Neuzil KM, Bennett H, Leav B, Makowski M, Albert J, Cross K, Edara VV, Floyd K, Suthar MS, Buchanan W, Luke CJ, Ledgerwood JE, Mascola JR, Graham BS, Beigel JH; mRNA-1273 Study Group. Durability of Responses after SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-1273 Vaccination. N Engl J Med. Jan 7, 2021 PMID: 33270381

Halyard A; Doraivelu K; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Del Rio C; Hussen S; Examining Healthcare Transition Experiences Among Youth Living with HIV in Atlanta, Georgia, USA: A Longitudinal Qualitative Study. Journal of the International AIDS Society. February 22, 2021 PMID: 33619890

Baden LR; El Sahly HM; Essink B; Kotloff K; Frey S; Novak R; Diemert D; Spector SA; Rouphael N; Creech CB; McGettigan J; Khetan S; Segall N; Solis J; Brosz A; Fierro C; Schwartz H; Neuzil K; Corey L; Gilbert P; Janes H; Follmann D; Marovich M; Mascola J; Polakowski L; Ledgerwood J; Graham BS; Bennett H; Pajon R; Knightly C; Leav B; Deng W; Zhou H; Han S; Ivarsson M; Miller J; Zaks T; COVE Study Group. Efficacy and Safety of the mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV-2-Vaccine. N Eng J Med. Feb 4 2021 PMID: 33378609

Morris C; Sullivan P; Mantus G; Sanchez T; Zlotorzynska M; Hanberry B; Lyer S; Heilman S; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Figueroa J; Manoranjithan S; Et al. Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies in Pediatric Healthcare Workers. International Journal of Infectious Diseases; International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Mar 12 2021. PMID: 33722686

Goldman DL; Aldrich ML; Hagmann; Bamford A; Camacho-Gonzalez A;, Lapadula G; Lee P; Bonfanti P; Carter C; Zhaof Y; Telep L; Pikora C; Naik S; Marshall N; Katsarolis I; Das M; DeZure A; Desai P; Cao H; Chokkalingam A; Osinusi A; Brainard D; Méndez-Echevarría A. Compassionate Use of Remdesivir in Children with Severe Covid-19. Pediatrics April 21, 2021, PMID: 33883243.

Tanner AE; Dowshen N; Philbin MM; Rulison KL; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Lee S; Moore SJ; Fortenberry JD; Hussen SA; An Intervention for the Transition from Pediatric or Adolescent to Adult-Oriented HIV Care: Protocol for the Development and Pilot Implementation of iTransition. JMIR Res Protoc April 7 2021. PMID: 33825691

Doria-Rose N; Suthar M; Makowski M; O'Connell S; McDermott A; Flach B; Ledgerwood J; MAscola J; Graham B; Lin B; O'Dell S; Schmidt S; Widge A; Edara W; Anderson E; Lai L; Floyd K; Rouphael N; Zarnitsyna V; Roberts P; Makhene M; Buchanan W; Luke C; Beigel J; Jackson L; Neuzil K; Bennett H; Leav B; Albert J; Kunwar P; mRNA-1273 Study Group. Antibody Persistence through 6 months after the Second Dose of mRNA-1273 Vaccine for Covid-19. N Engl J Med, 2021 June 10; 384 (23):2259-2261 PMID: 33822494

Kuypers FA; Rostad CA; Anderson EJ; Chahroudi A; Jaggi P; Wrammer J; Mantus G; Basu R; Harris F; Hanberry B; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Manoranjithan S; Vos M; Brown LA; Morris CR. Secretory Phospholipase A2 in SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C). Exp Biolo Med (Maywood). July 13 2021. PMID: 34255566

Gutman CK, Newton N, Duda E, Alevy R, Palmer K, Wetzel M, Figeroa J, Griffiths M, Koyama A, Middlebrooks L, Camacho-Gonzalez A, Morris CR. Comparison of Targeted and Routine Adolescent HIV Screening in a Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care. Aug 2021.

egu A; O'Connell S; Schmidt S; O'Dell S; Talana C; Lai L; Albert J; Anderson E; Bennett H; Corbett K; Flach B; Jackson L; Leav B; Ledgerwood J; Luke C; Makowski M; Nason M; Roberts P; Roederer M; Rebolledo P; Rostad C; Rouphael N; Shi W; Wang L; Widge A; Yang E; Suthar M; McDermott A; Doria Rose; mRNA-1273 Study Group. Durability of mRNA-1273 Vaccine-Induced Antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 Variants. Science August 12, 2021 PMID: 34385356

Husen S; Drumhiller K; Emerenini S; Moore S; Jones M; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Ransome Y; Elopre K; Del Rio C; Harper G. Understanding Social Capital Among Young Black Gay and Bisexual men Living with HIV: A qualitative exploration. Culture, Health & Sexuality, September 10, 2021. PMD: 34506268

eherani M; Banskota S; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Smith A; Anderson E; Kao C; D'Orleans C; Shane A; Lu A; Jaggi P. Intent to Vaccinate SARS-CoV-2 Infected Children in US Households: A Survey; Vaccines September 21, 2021. PMID: 34579286

Loerinc, L; Scheel A; Jordan-Thompson S; Gillespie S; Camacho-Gonzalez A; Incidence, Reinfection and Discrepancy Between Sexual Practice and Anatomic Site Positivity of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Youth with HIV. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, November 9, 2021. PMID: 34773398