Robert H. Remien, PhD

Director, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies
Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)


Robert H. Remien, PhD, is Director of the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies and Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and in the NY State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Remien is also Associate Director of the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health, a faculty mentor for HIV Center Postdoctoral Fellows, and the Clinical Director of Behavioral Health for the Northeast Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC), at CUMC. His research is focused on mental health and health behaviors, and he has developed and tested several behavioral interventions in both domestic and international settings.  He has served as Chair for the New York State Psychological Association's Task Force on AIDS, a member of the New York City's Department of Health Prevention Planning Group, and senior faculty for the American Psychological Association's HIV training program for psychologists. Dr. Remien served as Data Committee Co-Chair for the NY State Governor’s Ending the HIV Epidemic Task Force and continues to serve on the NY State AIDS Advisory Council Ending the HIV Epidemic Committee.