Physician Profile

Trini A. Mathew, M.D., M.P.H., FACP, FISDA

Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases
Hospital Epidemiologist
Overview:

Dr. Trini Mathew has a dual role of infectious diseases physician and hospital epidemiologist.

After earning her medical degree with honors from the Tver State Medical Academy in Tver, Russia, Mathew completed her residency training and chief residency in internal medicine at the Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx. She completed a clinical fellowship in infectious diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and pursued research on tuberculosis and alcohol use disorders in the Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, both in Boston. She has a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health and also served as an instructor at the Harvard Medical School in Boston. Prior to joining the UConn Health Center, Dr. Mathew was at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where she was an assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Mathew’s particular areas of interest include HIV, tuberculosis, alcohol use disorders, and infections in the immunocompromised. She sees patients at the International Traveler’s Medical Service.

Office Locations:

Infectious Diseases
UConn Health
Dowling North Medical Building
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
860-679-4225
Directions

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
Education and Training:
TrainingInstitutionMajor/Specialty
Medical SchoolTver State Medical AcademyMedicine
Graduate SchoolHarvard School of Public HealthClinical Effectiveness
InternshipJacobi Medical CenterInternal Medicine
ResidencyJacobi Medical CenterInternal Medicine
ResidencyJacobi Medical CenterInternal Medicine
FellowshipBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterInfectious Diseases
FellowshipBrigham and Women's HospitalResearch Fellow, Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Research Grant, Competitive Grants AwardMississippi Institute for Improvement of Geographic Minority Health
Research Grant, International Research and Exchanges (IREX) Board, USAID International Research and Exchanges (IREX) Board, USAID
Research Grant, Whitman Memorial Foundation, Harvard Medical SchoolWhitman Memorial Foundation
Research Interests:

HIV, TB, and intersection with alcohol and substance use

Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Causes of death during tuberculosis treatment in Tomsk Oblast, Russia. Mathew, T A; Ovsyanikova, T N; Shin, S S; Gelmanova, I; Balbuena, D A; Atwood, S; Peremitin, G G; Strelis, A K; Murray, M B. (2006). The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 8, (10), 857-63.