Yale University

Oni Blackstock, M.D.

  • Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene


Oni Blackstock, MD, MHS, is Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control for the NYC Health Department. As Assistant Commissioner, she oversees and supervises all programmatic and administrative activities for the Bureau of HIV/AIDS. She is also a primary care physician, HIV specialist and researcher.

Dr. Blackstock's prior research has included developing and testing interventions to improve engagement in HIV treatment and prevention services. She has an interest in community-engaged research and advocacy and has been funded by the NIH, NYS Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and prevention.

Dr. Blackstock received her undergraduate and her medical degrees from Harvard. She completed her primary care Internal Medicine residency and ambulatory chief residency here at Montefiore/Einstein, as well as an HIV clinical fellowship at Harlem Hospital. She received a Masters of Health Sciences Research from Yale School of Medicine's Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program.