Jonathan E. Kaplan, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and (adult) infectious diseases. He received his BA from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, and his MD from Cornell University (now Weill Cornell) Medical College in New York City. He completed residency and fellowship at the University of New Mexico affiliated hospitals in Albuquerque, NM.
Kaplan recently retired from a 36-year career at the CDC in Atlanta, where he led the HIV care and treatment branch in the CDC’s global AIDS program, conducted as part of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), with offices in over 40 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Central America. Kaplan previously worked in CDC’s domestic HIV/AIDS program, focusing on opportunistic infections in HIV-infected persons. During his career, Kaplan led or otherwise participated in development of national guidelines for care and treatment of HIV/AIDS, TB, and STIs. He also contributed to international (WHO) guidelines on prevention and treatment of HIV-related conditions.
Kaplan continues to provide care for patients with HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C at the Atlanta VA hospital. He lives with his wife in Atlanta. His two daughters recently graduated from medical school and are in residency programs.