Andrea Kovacs

Expert in pediatric infectious diseases and pathogenesis of HIV and HCV co-infected women

Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology

Division Head of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Director of the Maternal Child and Adolescent Center for Infectious Diseases and Virology (MCA)

Keck Medicine of USC


  • pathogenesis, transmission, treatment of HIV and associated co-infections
  • prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Additional Information

  • Principal Investigator of USC’s NICHD funded International Pediatric and Perinatal HIV Studies Network (IMPAACT)
  • Collaborates in national HIV studies including the Women’s Interagency HIV Study
  • NIH-funded research focuses on pathogenesis of HIV and HCV co-infected women
  • Participated in the development of local, state, and national guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of HIV in children and HIV testing of pregnant women
  • Director of the MCA Research Virology Laboratory
  • Authored over 143 peer reviewed publications and over 155 other publications, abstracts, and book chapters


  • Hungarian

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