Rollins School of Public Health | Faculty Profile
Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Jodie  Guest

Research Professor

Faculty, Epidemiology

Faculty, Executive MPH

Vice Chair, Department of Epidemiology

Crystal Apple Award for Excellence in Professional School Education, Emory University, 2011

Dean's Teaching Award (Golden Apple Award), Emory University School of Medicine, 2002

Dr. Guest joined the Rollins School of Public Health and School of Medicine at Emory University faculty full time as a professor in the fall of 2015.  The first half of her career she served as the Director of HIV Research at the Atlanta VA Medical Center and an associate professor at Emory University, both in the School of Medicine and Rollins School of Public Health.  She also serves as faculty for the CDC’s Epidemiology Intelligence Service program, is the Associate Program Director for the Emory PA Program, Director of the PA/MPH dual degree program and the Associate Director for the Applied Epidemiology track in the Executive MPH program. She is the co-founder of the HIV Atlanta VA Cohort Study (HAVACS) and has led more than 40 HIV-related studies.  In 2002 she won the Golden Apple for Excellence in Teaching for Emory University’s School of Medicine and in 2011, she was awarded the Crystal Apple for excellence in graduate teaching at Emory University, the only student nominated teaching award at Emory.  She was named the inaugural awardee of the Faculty of Excellence Award for Emory University School of Medicine in 2014.

Dr. Guest is a member of the Woodruff Health Sciences Council on Interprofessional Education and a steering committee member for the Woodruff Health Educators Academy (WHEA) and a mentor for the WHEA fellows program. 

Dr. Guest is the chair of the 2019 National LGBTQ Health Conference that will be held at Emory in May 2019. 

She lectures extensively on the use of epidemiologic study formats in the clinical medicine arena.  She is on the steering committee for the international cohort collaboration ART-CC, and is a reviewer for AIDS, Journal of AIDS, Pharmacotherapy, International Journal of Epidemiology and Clinical Infectious Diseases. She serves on the editorial board for International Scholarly Research Network AIDS, Journal of Epidemiology & Drug Research, International STD Research & Reviews. She has mentored more than 24 master’s students, four doctoral students, multiple residents and fellows, and 54 MMSc PA students each year.

Dr. Guest heads the research component for Emory’s South Georgia Migrant Farmworker Health Project held each year in South Georgia.  She is the Founder and Executive Director of Teen Corp, a medical and philanthropy organization created to bring experiential learning to youth leaders. 

Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road, NE

Atlanta , GA 30322

1518-002-4AA

Phone: 404.727.7850

Email: Jodie.Guest@emory.edu

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Areas of Interest

  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Health Outcomes
  • Infectious Disease
  • Rural Health
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Social Epidemiology
  • Clinical Research

Education

  • PhD 1999, Emory University
  • MPH 1992, Emory University
  • BA 1990, Baylor University

Courses Taught

  • EPI 546: Methods in HIV Epidemiology
  • EPI 530: Epidemiologic Methods I

Affiliations & Activities

PRISM

Chair, 2019 National LGBTQ Health Conference

Faculty Council

Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Emory University School of Medicine

South Georgia Migrant Farmworker Healthcare Project

Teen Corp Founder and Executive Director

Antiretroviral Therapy Cohort Collaboration Steering Committee (ART-cc)

Leadership Atlanta

Leadership Georgia

Georgia Humanities

Publications

  • , , Causes of death in HIV-1-infected patients treated with antiretroviral therapy, 1996-2006: Collaborative analysis of 13 HIV cohort studies. , Clinical Infectious Diseases , 50, 1387-1396
  • , , Hepatitis B and HIV coinfection: relationship of different serologic patterns on survival and liver disease. , HIV Medicine , 8, 271-279
  • , , Antiretroviral therapy in HIV positive women is associated with increased ApoC-III, triglycerides and total cholesterol. , Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, 42, 307-313
  • , , Antiretroviral therapy in HIV-positive men is associated with increased apolipoprotein CIII in triglyceride-rich lipoproteins. , HIV Medicine , 6, 326-333
  • , , Response to hepatitis A vaccine in HIV patients in the HAART era. , AIDS, 19, 1702-1704
  • , , The hepatitis C and HIV coinfected patient, pre- and post-HAART differences in survival in the HAVACS cohort., CONTAGION, 2, 360-364
  • , , Invasive infection with multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium definitive type 104 among HIV-infected adults., Clinical Infectious Diseases , 40, 1016-1021
  • , , The effect of hepatitis C coinfection on survival in the HIV Atlanta Veterans Affairs Cohort Study (HAVACS) in the post HAART era., Clinical Infectious Diseases , 39, 1507-1513
  • , , Rates of treated diarrhea in patients on either a Kaletra- or a Nelfinavir-containing regimen: data from HAVACS., Pharmacotherapy, 24, 727-735
  • , , Comparative effectiveness of initial antiretroviral therapy regimens: ACTG 5095 and 5142 clinical trials relative to ART-CC cohort study., Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, 58, 253-260
  • , , Prevalence and predictors of food insecurity in a population of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in south Georgia. , American Journal of Public Health , 101, 831-833
  • , , Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in HIV-infected outpatients is common and detection is enhanced by groin culture., Epidemiology and Infection , 15, 1-11
  • , , Death rates in HIV-positive antiretroviral-naïve patients with CD4 cell count greater than 350 cells per mL in Europe and North America: a pooled cohort observational study., Lancet , 6736, 60932-60934
  • , , Evaluation of the Impact of direct plating, broth enrichment, and specimen source on recovery and diversity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among HIV-Positive outpatients. , Journal of Clinical Microbiology , 49, 4126-4130
  • , , Heterogeneity in outcomes of treated HIV-positive patients in Europe and North America: relation with patient and cohort characteristics. , International Journal of Epidemiology, 41, 1807-1820
  • , , Durability of first ART regimen and risk factors for modification, interruption or death in HIV-positive patients starting ART in Europe and N. America. , AIDS, ,
  • , , Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Colonization of the Groin and Risk for Clinical Infection among HIV-infected Adults. , Emerging Infectious Diseases, 19,
  • , , A Comparison of HAART Outcomes Between the US Military HIV Natural History Study (NHS) and HIV Atlanta Veterans Affairs Cohort Study (HAVACS). , PLOS One, ,
  • , , Cohort profile: Antiretroviral Therapy Cohort Collaboration (ART-CC)., International Journal of Epidemiology, ,
  • , , Influence of geographical origin and ethnicity on mortality in patients on antiretroviral therapy in Canada, Europe and the United States. , Clinical Infectious Diseases, 56, 1800-1809
  • , , Tools to Enhance Variable Selection in HIV Cohort Analyses., PLOS One, ,
  • , , Immunodeficiency at the Start of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy in Low-, Middle- and High-Income Countries. , Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, 65, e8-e16
  • , , Sex differences in overall and cause-specific mortality among HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy in Europe, Canada and the US. , Antiviral Therapy, ,
  • , , Long term mortality of those virally suppressed for more than 3 years. , Clinical Infectious Diseases, 58, 1312-1321
  • , , Impact of risk factors for specific causes death in the first and subsequent years of ART among HIV-infected patients. , Clinical Infectious Diseases, 59, 287-297
  • , , Comparison of colorectal cancer screening and diagnosis in HIV-positive and HIV-negative veterans. , AIDS Care, 26,
  • , , Circulating progenitor cells are reduced in HIV-positive, anti-retroviral naïve patients., International Journal of Cardiology, 176, 1150-1152
  • , , Mortality in Patients with HIV-1 Infection Starting Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa, Europe, or North America: A Collaborative Analysis of Prospective Studies. , PLOS One, 11,
  • , , Kawasaki syndrome recurrence among children in the United States and in Japan. , Pediatrics International, ,
  • , , Risk Factors for Vitamin D Deficiency among Veterans with and without HIV Infection., PLOS One, 21,
  • , , Patterns of inpatient surgeries for the top four cancers in the United States, National Hospital Discharge Survey: 1988-1995., Cancer Causes Control, 11, 497-512
  • , , Does hepatitis C virus really have no effect on survival in cases of infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus?, Clinical Infectious Diseases, 30, 409-410
  • , , Using observational data to emulate a randomized trial of dynamic treatment-switching strategies: an application to antiretroviral therapy., International Journal of Epidemiology, PMID: 26721599,