6710B ROCKLEDGE DRIVE
BETHESDA MD 20817
Dr. Chakhtoura's main research areas include: the epidemiology and natural history of HIV infection in pregnant and non-pregnant women, HIV prevention and treatment research in pregnant and non-pregnant women, congenital infections such as Zika and cytomegalovirus, women's health, and cohort studies and clinical trials. She also serves as the executive secretary of the HHS Panel on Treatment of Pregnant Women with HIV Infection and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission.
Dr. Chakhtoura received her M.D. from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, and her master of science in global health from Duke University. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Jackson Memorial Hospital and was a fulltime faculty at the University of Miami prior to joining NICHD. She still holds a volunteer faculty position with the University of Miami.