Dr Shema Tariq

Shema is a Clinical Research Fellow at UCL’s Institute for Global Health, and Honorary Consultant HIV Physician at Mortimer Market Centre. Her main area of interest is the health and well-being of women living with HIV.  She is Chief Investigator of the PRIME Study, one of the largest studies of HIV and ageing in women internationally. Shema trained in epidemiology and medical anthropology, and has expertise in mixed-methods and interdisciplinary research. Her academic experience includes doctoral research on HIV care during pregnancy, and a Fulbright Scholarship to Columbia University analysing data on late HIV diagnosis. She has a number of national roles including Vice-Chair of the British HIV Association’s HIV and Pregnancy Guidelines Committee; and Trustee, Positively UK.