Jonathan Colasanti, MD, MSPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine


Jonathan Colasanti, MD, MSPH received his medical degree from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine in 2008. Subsequently, he completed his Internal Medicine internship, Internal Medicine/Social Medicine and Global Health Equity residency, and public health degree at the University of Miami. He completed his Infectious Diseases fellowship at Emory University.

In 2015, Dr. Colasanti joined the Emory faculty as an assistant professor with a dual appointment in the School of Medicine (Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases) and the School of Public Health (Department of Global Health).  He also serves as the Associate Medical Director of the Ponce de Leon Center, Infectious Diseases Program of the Grady Health System. His clinical and research interests focus on the delivery of HIV care to vulnerable populations, across the spectrum of the HIV care continuum.  In his research, he seeks to bridge the implementation gap in order to improve the delivery of HIV care, by addressing sociobehavioral, biomedical, and systems-level barriers. In addition to his Atlanta-based work, he works with a Nicaraguan NGO that strives to improve the delivery of primary health care in Nicaragua through a community health worker model.