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Gary Simon David Parenti Carmen Tuazon Afsoon Roberts Angelike Liappis . Fred Gordin Virginia Kan Cynthia Gibert Debra Benator Anne Labriola. Division of Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine. GWU Hospital 371 beds 15,000 admissions/yr VAMC Hospital 120 beds.

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division of infectious diseases department of medicine
Gary Simon

David Parenti

Carmen Tuazon

Afsoon Roberts

Angelike Liappis

Fred Gordin

Virginia Kan

Cynthia Gibert

Debra Benator

Anne Labriola

Division of Infectious DiseasesDepartment of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

hiv aids clinical services
GWU Hospital

371 beds

15,000 admissions/yr

VAMC Hospital

120 beds

Medical Faculty Associates (MFA)

Ambulatory Care Building (ACC)

280 physicians

41 medical specialties

1,500 patients/day

HIV/AIDS Clinical Services

Division of Infectious Diseases

hiv aids clinical services3
HIV/AIDS Clinical Services
  • Infectious Diseases Clinic
      • Outpatient management of antiretroviral therapy (ARVT)
      • Treatment of naïve and ARVT experienced 800 HIV/AIDS patients at GWU
          • 30% women
          • 50% African American
          • 15% Hepatitis C co-infection
          • 12% Hepatitis B co-infection
        • 800 HIV/AIDS patients at the VAMC
      • Opportunistic infection therapy/prevention

Division of Infectious Diseases

hiv aids clinical services4
GWU/MFA

Clinical Trials Unit (CTU)

Three FT study coordinators

Suzanne Schuck, RN MPH

Nicole Bisby

Aimee Desrosiers, PAC MPH

Phlebotomy lab, two – 80˚C freezers, adjacent to clinic

Investigator-initiated projects and Phase I-IV clinical trials

ID Research Laboratory

Ross 705

Bona Yoon, research associate

Translational projects

VAMC

Clinical Trials Unit (CPCRA)

VA Research Laboratory

Clinical applications and translational research projects

Flow cytometry/CD4

HIV quantitation by bDNA assay

HIV genotypic resistance testing

HCV quantitation

HCV genotyping by real-time PCR

HIV/AIDS Clinical Services

Division of Infectious Diseases

hiv aids clinical services5
HIV/AIDS Clinical Services
  • Infectious Diseases Clinic
      • Active HIV/AIDS research initiatives
        • Studies involving: new drugs/drug classes, vaccines, immunomodulating therapies
        • Pro-atherogenic potential of antiretroviral drugs (R01 HL65955)
        • Immune reconstitution mediated events, opportunistic infection
      • Propose new bedside-to-bench initiatives: host and viral factors affecting viral load and the response to therapy
      • New programs being developed
        • Application October, 2006 Ryan White funding
        • Expanding the treatment of infectious hepatitis

Division of Infectious Diseases

hiv aids clinical services6
HIV/AIDS Clinical Services
  • ID Hospital consultation service
      • ~ 100 consultations/month
        • ~ 50% of consults for HIV/AIDS, all services
        • Majority are for the management of complications of untreated or undiagnosed HIV/AIDS
      • New programs being developed
        • Determining barriers to healthcare access for hospitalized patients with end-stage HIV/AIDS
        • Predictors of non-compliance with clinical follow-up after hospitalization

Division of Infectious Diseases