M. Kumi Smith
Office Address:
300 West Bank Office Building
Mailing Address:

1300 S 2nd St
Room 300 West Bank Office Building
Minneapolis, MS 55454

M. Kumi Smith, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health


PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MPIA, Public and International Affairs, University of California San Diego
BA, History, Yale University


I study HIV and STI epidemiology, particularly in resource-limited settings. I am also interested in infectious disease dynamics, social determinants of health, and health equity. I am also the director of the HIV/STI Intervention and Prevention Studies (HIPS).


HIV, STIs, infectious disease dynamics, intervention science, sexual health, healthcare stigma.

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