Patricia A. Warne, PhD

HIV Center Associate Director
Investigator, Development Core

Email: paw6@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone: (646) 774-6952

Patricia A. Warne, PhD, is Associate Director of the HIV Center with primary responsibility for matters of grant proposal development, peer review, and programmatic coordination. In addition to her work on extramural funding initiatives, she is the Director of the HIV Center's Pilot Studies Program and is an Investigator with the Development Core.

Since receiving her doctorate in biochemistry from Columbia University in 1982, Dr. Warne has developed particular expertise in conceptualization and communication of scientific programs and outcomes, consulting on research grant proposal development and manuscript preparation in a variety of venues. With her backgrounds in both the basic biomedical laboratory sciences and the behavioral sciences, Dr. Warne is in a unique position to be a liaison among researchers in different scientific disciplines relevant to HIV research and between the HIV Center and the scientific, general, and international communities.

EDUCATION

Upsala College, East Orange, NJ  
BA - 1972 - History

Columbia University, New York, NY
PhD - 1982 - Biochemistry

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE  

1977-1982: Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Biochemistry, Columbia University, New York, NY

1982: Postdoctoral Trainee, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, New York, NY

1982-1983: Postdoctoral Trainee, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

1983: Instructor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

1983-1987: Research Scientist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, NY

1987-1988: Associate Research Scientist, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center Institute for Health Sciences, New York, NY

1988-1989: Director, Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and Bronx Veterans Association Medical Center, New York, NY

1988-1990: Instructor and Research Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and Bronx Veterans Association Medical Center, New York, NY

1990-2002: Director of Program Planning, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

1990-1997: Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

1992-present: Senior Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY

1993-2000: Principal Investigator, Information Exchange Core, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

1997-present: Program Manager, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

2002-present: Associate Director, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY