Abeer Moanna, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine

Biography

Abeer Moanna joined the Division of Infectious Diseases at Emory as a junior faculty in 2005 at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. Abeer received her medical degree from the American University of Beirut in 1999. She completed her internship and residency at Emory University in 2002 and was a chief resident in Internal Medicine at Grady Memorial Hospital (2002-2003). Afterwards, she joined the Emory ID fellowship for 3 years. 

Abeer is the Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. Between 2010 -2016, Abeer was the Infectious Diseases (ID) clinic director at the Atlanta VA, currently serving around 1700 veterans with HIV infection. The Atlanta IDC provides HIV care in addition to comprehensive primary care to enrolled veterans. In 2013, she became the ID Associate Clinical Chief of Service at the VA hospital. She took the role of Acting Chief of ID in July 2015 and became the Chief of ID service at the Atlanta VA in May 2016 where she oversees the inpatient and outpatient clinic operations in addition to supervising the ID staff, mid-level providers, and a large number of WOC providers.

Abeer is a member of different national, regional,  and institutional committees including the Emory Department of Medicine Mentoring subcommittee. She is the Chair-Elect of the Southern Section, AFMR in 2016. Her research focus has been the study of the zoster incidence in the veteran population including HIV infected veterans and the uptake of the zoster vaccine in this population. Abeer is also interested in cardiovascular disease risks in HIV positive patients and in cardiovascular disease prevention in this population.