Vanessa Pirrone, PhD
CO-LEADER, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Dr. Vanessa Pirrone is an Associate Professor at Drexel University College of Medicine. Her research focuses on HIV prevention. She has also assisted in building the Drexel Medicine CARES Cohort and the P30 Temple/Drexel Clinical and Translation Research Core. Over the past five years, she has taken on the role of Cohort manager and is responsible for oversight of these cohorts with respect to guiding the interactions with the clinic staff, overseeing patient clinical data, protocol generation, IRB compliance, and patient retention. In addition, she has an extensive background in medical education.