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Stephanie Hackett, PA-C

Stephanie F. Hackett, PA-C, MPH, MMSc

Stephanie is a Physician Assistant who received her Master of Medical Science and Master of Public Health Degrees from Emory University. Stephanie joined the Grady Infectious Disease Program family in 2012 as a student and in 2013 as a full-time physician assistant in the Family and Youth Clinic. In 2017, she transitioned to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an epidemiologist in the Division of Global HIV & TB, where she works on the Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Team. She leads the Pediatric HIV Treatment and Drug Resistance Unit and serves as a pediatric subject matter expert, providing technical assistance to PEPFAR programs supporting the care and treatment of children and adolescents living with HIV throughout the world. She is also passionate about improving health equity, particularly within the LGBTQ+ community.


  • Infectious Diseases


  • Emory


da Silva J, Pals S, Chang J, Hackett S, Godfrey C, Raizes E. Monitoring emerging HIV drug resistance in sub-Saharan Africa in the era of dolutegravir. J Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 20:jiab382. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiab382. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34282844.

Hackett S, Teasdale CA, Pals S, Muttiti A, Mogashoa M, Chang J, Zeh C, Ramos A, Rivadeneira ED, DeVos J, Sleeman K, Abrams EJ. Drug resistance mutations among South African children living with HIV on WHO-recommended ART regimens. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 30:ciaa1068. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1068. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32735012.

Stephanie Hackett, Anandi N Sheth, et al. Improved Perinatal and Postpartum Human Immunodeficiency Virus Outcomes After Use of a Perinatal Care Coordination Team, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 6, Issue 6, June 2019, ofz183,

Christina M. Meade, Martina Badell, Stephanie Hackett, et al., “HIV Care Continuum among Postpartum Women Living with HIV in Atlanta,” Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 2019, Article ID 8161495, 9 pages, 2019.

Meade, Christina M, Hussen SA, Momplaisir F, Badell M, Hackett S, Sheth AN. “Long Term Engagement in HIV Care among Postpartum Women with Perinatal HIV Infection in the United States.” AIDS Care, 2017, pp. 1–5., doi:10.1080/09540121.2017.1417531.

Hackett S, Camacho, A. Proctitis and Other Rectal Complaints. Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Springer; 2020.

Hussen, Sophia, Ann Chahroudi, Ashley Boylan, Andres Camacho, Stephanie Hackett, and Rana Chakraborty. "Transition of Youth Living with HIV from Pediatric to Adult-oriented Healthcare: A Review of the Literature." Future Virology 9.10 (2014): 921-29. Print.