Rudy A. Patrick, PhD, MPH
Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer
Division of Epidemiologic Research
Dr. Rudy Patrick is an epidemiologist with research expertise in HIV epidemiology and social network among sexual and gender minorities. Before joining Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Patrick was a supervisory epidemiologist in the Division of HIV and STI Programs with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, where he led evaluation activities for projects related to the county’s “Ending the HIV Epidemic” initiative.
Through his role as an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Patrick is expanding his training and expertise in applied epidemiology. He is working concurrently with the Pasadena Public Health Department for additional experience. In these roles, he receives on-the-job training and mentoring from scientists within the Department of Research & Evaluation, and from colleagues at the Pasadena Public Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Areas of Focus
- Infectious diseases
- HIV epidemiology
- Social network analysis
Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health, University of California, San Diego
Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University
Honors and Awards
- Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (T32), Training Program in Substance Use, HIV and Related Infections, National Institute on Drug Abuse
- Excellence in Teaching in the BSPH TA Award, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health, University of California, San Diego