Sarah Lofgren, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine

Sarah Lofgren

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware ST SE
Room D416 Mayo Memorial Building
MMC 250
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
IDIM Admin

Administrative Phone
612-624-9996

Administrative Email
IDIMDivision@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-625-4410

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine


General ID, HIV


Medical School, Duke University, Durham, NC

Residency, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Bachelor's Degree, University of Minnesota, Morris, MN

Summary

My past focus and future professional goals include researching the pathogenesis of depression in HIV-infected persons, the impact of mental health on HIV care engagement, and HIV treatment outcomes in resource-limited settings of sub-Saharan Africa. During my infectious disease fellowship, I was engaged in clinical and translational research at Makerere University in Uganda and am continuing this work into my faculty position.

Expertise

  • General Infectious Disease
  • HIV

Awards & Recognition

  • Invited Discussant. Mood disorders in People living with HIV Workgroup Meeting. National Institute of Mental Health. National Institute of Health. (July 17, 2019)
  • Rockville, MD. Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) Young Investigator award (2017)
  • International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis, Brazil, NIH Young Investigator Award, CSF Immune Responses Associated with Depression Symptoms Following Cryptococcal Meningitis (2017)

Professional Associations

  •  International AIDS Society (2009-present)
  • Infectious Disease Society of America (2015-present)
  • International Society of NeuroVirology (2018-present)
  • Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society (2018-present)

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • The pathogenesis of depression in HIV-infected persons
  • The impact of mental health on HIV care engagement
  • HIV treatment outcomes in resource-limited settings of sub-Saharan Africa.

Research Funding Grants

  • National Institute of Mental Health (K23MH121220)

Clinical

Clinics

Clinics and Surgery Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases

Clinical Interests

General Infectious Diseases; HIV