Preeti Manavalan

Preeti Manavalan, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor Of Medicine

Business Phone: (352) 294-5481

About Preeti Manavalan

Dr. Manavalan is an assistant professor of medicine within the Division of Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine. She completed her medical training at Howard University College of Medicine and her Internal Medicine residency training at Yale University. She stayed on as a Chief Resident at Yale and then worked as a primary care physician and clinician educator prior to pursuing infectious diseases training. She completed her Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Duke University. While at Duke she researched the intersection of HIV and cardiovascular disease in Tanzania as a Fogarty Global Health Fellow and completed a Master of Science in Global Health. Dr. Manavalan has a special interest in HIV, HIV-related chronic diseases, and global health.


Fogarty Global Health Fellow
2018-2020 · NIH Fogarty International Center (FIC)
Interdisciplinary Research Training Program in AIDS grant recipient
2017-2020 · NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
2010 · Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Diseases
    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Profile

  • Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
Areas of Interest
  • Preventive health care

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Global Health
  • HIV
  • Implementation Science
  • Mental Health


Increasing the Uptake of HIV Testing among Men in Tanzania: A Novel Intervention for Bar Patrons
AIDS and Behavior. [DOI] 10.1007/s10461-020-03131-6.
“It’s because I think too much”: Perspectives and experiences of adults with hypertension engaged in HIV care in northern Tanzania.
PloS one. 15(12) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0243059. [PMID] 33270765.
Hypertension burden and challenges across the hypertension treatment cascade among adults enrolled in HIV care in northern Tanzania.
Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 22(8):1518-1522 [DOI] 10.1111/jch.13929. [PMID] 32652868.
Provider-perceived barriers to diagnosis and treatment of acute coronary syndrome in Tanzania: a qualitative study.
International health. 12(2):148-154 [DOI] 10.1093/inthealth/ihz061. [PMID] 31329876.
Experiences of fetal or infant loss among Tanzanian women in HIV care
Journal of Loss and Trauma. 24(7):625-635 [DOI] 10.1080/15325024.2019.1600850.
Knowledge, attitudes, and preventative practices regarding ischemic heart disease among emergency department patients in northern Tanzania.
Public health. 175:60-67 [DOI] 10.1016/j.puhe.2019.06.017. [PMID] 31401252.
Opportunities to Leverage Telehealth Approaches Along the Hypertension Control Cascade in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Current hypertension reports. 21(10) [DOI] 10.1007/s11906-019-0983-2. [PMID] 31451940.
Predictors of postpartum HIV care engagement for women enrolled in prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programs in Tanzania.
AIDS care. 31(6):687-698 [DOI] 10.1080/09540121.2018.1550248. [PMID] 30466304.
The Burden of Hypertension and Diabetes in an Emergency Department in Northern Tanzania.
Ethnicity & disease. 29(4):559-566 [DOI] 10.18865/ed.29.4.559. [PMID] 31641323.


Master of Science in Global Health
2017-2019 · Duke University
Fellowship in Infectious Disease
2016-2020 · Duke University
Chief Resident in Internal Medicine
2013-2014 · Yale University
Residency in Internal Medicine
2010-2013 · Yale University
Medical Degree
2006-2010 · Howard University

Contact Details

(352) 294-5481