Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; New York, New York
Dr. Donna Futterman is a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Director of the Adolescent AIDS Program at Children's Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx, New York where she has worked since 1989. Her program is one of the leading programs in the US providing comprehensive care for HIV-positive and at-risk youth.
Dr. Futterman has chaired the NIH-funded Adolescent Medicine HIV/AIDS Research Network and served on the HRSA/CDC AIDS Advisory Council and the Committee on Pediatric AIDS of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is a Board member of LIFEBeat - The Music Industry Fights AIDS. She worked with the PMTCT scale-up in Cape Town during a sabbatical in 2001 and currently has a PEPFAR grant to scale-up HIV testing and linkage to care for youth in South Africa.
Dr. Futterman earned her BA from Barnard College and her medical degree from Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at Montefiore Medical Center and training in Immunology/Infectious Diseases at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey. With her life partner Virginia Casper, PhD, she is the mother of Evan Casper Futterman who is living in New Orleans, Louisiana.