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Meredith Lora

Dr. Meredith H. Lora, MD

PrEP Program Medical Director

Meredith Lora earned her MD at Emory University and completed her internal medicine residency and chief residency at University of California – San Francisco in 2015. She subsequently completed a one-year fellowship in HIV medicine at the University of Southern California, where she worked as an provider for HIV positive patients in the Los Angeles County Jail. She joined Emory’s faculty in 2016 as an assistant professor in the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics, based at Grady. She is also the Associate Clerkship Director of the Emory Internal Medicine Clerkship. Her clinical interests include the prevention and treatment of HIV and Hepatitis C in high-risk, under-served populations, as well as Latin-American health. She has a strong focus in medical education and improving diagnostic reasoning in all levels of learners.


  • General Medicine

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Internal Medicine


  • Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of California San Francisco

Honors & Awards

Emory Golden Apple Teaching Award


Stanley K, Lora M, Merjavy S, Chang J, Arora S, Menchine M, Jacobson K. "HIV Prevention and Treatment: The Evolving Role of the Emergency Department." Annals Emergency Medicine (Oct 2017); 70 (4): 562–572.

Jacobson, Kathleen R., Sanjay Arora, Kristin B. Walsh, Meredith Lora, Stephen Merjavy, Shanna Livermore, and Michael Menchine. "High Feasibility of Empiric HIV Treatment for Patients With Suspected Acute HIV in an Emergency Department." JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 72.3 (2016): 242-45. Web.

Lora MH, Reimer-McAtee MJ, Gilman RH, Lozano D, Saravia R, Pajuelo, M, Bern C, Castro R, Espinoza M, Vallejo M, Solano M,Challapa R, Torrico F. Evaluation of Microscopic Observation Drug Susceptibility (MODS) and the string test for rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in the HIV/AIDS population in Cochabamba, Bolivia. BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Jun 6; 15(222): 1-10.

Holtz,M, Gilman, R. Sparganosis. In: Alan J. Magill, Edward T. Ryan, Tom Solomon, David R. Hilleditors. Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Disease, Expert Consult. City: Elsevier Health Sciences; 2013. 9th ed. P 917.