Grant Colfax MD
Director of HIV Prevention & Research
Grant Colfax, MD, is Director of the HIV Prevention and Research Section in the San Francisco Department of Public Health AIDS Office.
Dr. Colfax is an NIH- and CDC-funded research scientist whose main focus is on developing interventions to reduce HIV and HIV risk behavior in substance-using populations. Most recently, his research has focused on the relationship between methamphetamine use and HIV risk behavior among men who have sex with men (MSM). He is currently Principal Investigator of several behavioral and pharmacologic interventions to reduce methamphetamine use and HIV risk behavior.
Dr. Colfax has authored multiple papers on the relationship between drug use and sexual risk which have appeared in peer-reviewed journals.
In addition to his research activities, Dr. Colfax is a clinician at the University of California’s Positive Health Program, where he treats persons with AIDS and those at high-risk for HIV.