Dr. Timothy Flanigan
Dr. Timothy P. Flanigan is Professor of Medicine in Infectious Diseases at the Miriam and Rhode Island Hospitals and Brown Medical School. He earned his medical degree from Cornell University in 1983 and his B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1979. He has spearheaded both clinical care and clinical research programs for improved HIV treatment among marginalized communities. He is recognized for his community-based work with HIV-infected men and women in prisons and jails, and for providing educational support for children of incarcerated parents. In 2016, he received an honorary doctorate from Mount Saint Mary College for his humanitarian efforts.
An ordained Deacon for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, in 2014 he traveled to St. Joseph Catholic Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia on a two-month mission focused on training personnel to care for Ebola patients without contracting the virus.
In addition to his university teaching and mentoring roles, he has worked on more than two dozen research grant projects, 260 original articles in peer-reviewed publications, 20 books and book chapters, and has presented some 120 scholarly works around the world. Dr. Flanigan and his wife, Luba, live in Rhode Island with their family.