Cecilia Shikuma, MD


Director, Hawaii Center for AIDS
Edwin C. Cadman Endowed Chair
Professor, Dept. of Medicine

Cecilia M. Shikuma, MD is Director of the Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS, a University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents’ approved Center of Excellence for HIV research, training and care. She is also Professor of Medicine and the Edwin C. Cadman Endowed Chair, JABSOM, University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa (UHM). She received both her BS and MD from UHM, and completed her Infectious Disease fellowship at the Los Angeles County (LAC) – University of Southern California (USC) Medical Center. She is the recipient of numerous HIV-related research grants from the National Institute of Health to research chronic, non-infectious complications of HIV including lipodystrophy, cardiovascular disease, peripheral neuropathy and HIV-associated dementia.