Florida State University College of Medicine
Dr. Jon Appelbaum is an internist, geriatrician, and an HIV expert. He currently holds the Laurie L. Dozier, Jr., MD Education Director and Professor of Internal Medicine at Florida State University College of Medicine (FSUCOM), where he also serves as Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences. He is Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of HIV Medicine. He serves on the board of directors of HealthHIV, a national organization supporting advocacy, education, capacity building and research for individuals, organizations and communities for persons living with HIV. He has spoken on or been member of panels on topics such as health issues in the older LGBT patient, HIV and Aging, and LGBTQ+ curricula in undergraduate medical education. He served as the co-principle investigator for the HIV and Aging Treatment Consensus Project and was the founding co-medical editor for www.HIV-Age.org. Dr. Appelbaum earned his MD at the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Prior to relocating to Florida, he held positions at Fenway Community Health and at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. His interests focus on LGBT health disparities and aging and HIV.