Jay Franklin Dobkin, MD

Board Certifications: 
Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine


Dr. Jay Dobkin is the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine. Dr Dobkin is the director of the AIDS program at Columbia University Medical Center. He is the principal investigator of an ongoing series of quantitative assessments of interventions to promote improved adherence to antiretroviral therapy.

Dr Dobkin is also developing assessment strategies for antiretroviral treatment programs targeting injection drug users in the former Soviet Union in collaboration with several nongovernmental organizations active in these areas including the Open Society Institute (New York) and the Open Health Institute (Moscow). He serves as a consultant to the World Health Organization on care and treatment of HIV-infected injection drug users. He is involved in research examining the pathogenesis of HIV-associated bone loss in a longitudinal cohort of postmenopausal women. Dr Dobkin is also the principal investigator of several industry-sponsored studies of new antiretroviral agents.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection)

Academic Appointments

  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center & Albert Einstein Medical College
  • Fellowship: Albert Einstein Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine


Selected Publications

  • Cohn D, Dobkin JF. Treatment and prevention of tuberculosis in HIV infection. AIDS. 1993;7(suppl 1):S195-S202.
  • Brunswick A et al. HIV-1 seroprevalence and risk behaviors in an urban African American community cohort. Am J Public Health. 1993;83:1390-1394.
  • Gormam JM et al. Development and characteristics of a medical staging system for HIV infection. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 1993;2:117-124.
  • Thomas C, Dobkin JF, Weinberger O. TAT-medicated transcellular activation of HIV-1 long terminal repeat directed gene expression by HIV-1 infected peripheral blood mononuclear cells. J Immunology. 1994;153:3831-3839.
  • Lutfey M et al. Independent origin of mono-rifampin-resistant mycobacterium tuberculosis in patients with AIDS. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996;153:837-840.
  • Simpson D et al. Peptide T in the treatment of painful distal neuropathy associated with AIDS: Results of a placebo-controlled trial. Neurology. 1996;44:1254-1259.
  • Bangsberg D et al. Reduction in tuberculin skin-test conversions among medical house staff associated with improved tuberculosis infection control practices. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1998;18:566-570.
  • Yin M, Dobkin JF, Brudney KF, Becker C, Zadel JL, Manandhar M, Addesso-Dodd V, Shane E. Bone mass and mineral metabolism in HIV-infected postmenopausal women. Osteoporos Int. 2005;16:1345-1352.
  • Dobkin J. Preventing pneumococcal disease. AIDS Reader. 2006. 16(2):81-2
  • AIDS Read. 2006 Feb;16(2):81-2.