Dr. Leandro Mena

Meet Dr. Leandro Mena! He’s part of the #AskTheHIVDoc team of docs who answer YOUR questions about HIV.

Leandro Mena, MD, MPH is a physician with specialty training in infectious diseases. He is based in Jackson, MS., where he is the Medical Director at Crossroads Clinic and Open Arms Healthcare Center. Dr. Mena is also Associate Professor of Medicine with the Division of Infectious Diseases at The University of Mississippi Medical Center, and Director at the Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Policy for the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities.

“I do this work for my patients. The feeling that you can make a difference in people’s lives. That there is so much need, gets me up every morning.” – Leandro Mena, MD


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