Assistant Professor of Medicine
Infectious Diseases

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

Professional Bio

Jessica L. Castilho, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases within the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dr. Castilho has a clinical and research interest in the long-term complications of chronic HIV infection. Her research has focused on non-infectious diseases in HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy, particularly cancer outcomes. She is also interested in the clinical and immunologic consequences of aging in HIV-infected adults. Her epidemiologic research has benefited from collaborations with leading investigators in Brazil.

With a strong commitment to global health, Dr. Castilho also serves as the medical director of the Vanderbilt International Travel Clinic.


MPH - Johns Hopkins University - 2007
MD - Johns Hopkins University - 2008
Residency - Internal Medicine - Vanderbilt University - 2011
Fellowship - Infectious Diseases - Vanderbilt University - 2015