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Aoun-Barakat, Lydia

Assistant Professor of Medicine (AIDS); Medical Director Nathan Smith Clinic; Program Director, HIV Primary Care Training Track

Biography

Dr. Lydia Aoun Barakat is a faculty at the Yale University School of Medicine. She is the Medical Director of the Nathan Smith Clinic at Yale New Haven Hospital that cares for over 900 patients living with HIV/AIDS. Dr. Barakat’s career is highlighted by her commitment for managing HIV disease. She has received and contributed in multiple HRSA and CDC grants that are dedicated to the mission of serving the people living with HIV/AIDS and require a long term...

Dr. Lydia Aoun Barakat is a faculty at the Yale University School of Medicine. She is the Medical Director of the Nathan Smith Clinic at Yale New Haven Hospital that cares for over 900 patients living with HIV/AIDS. Dr. Barakat’s career is highlighted by her commitment for managing HIV disease. She has received and contributed in multiple HRSA and CDC grants that are dedicated to the mission of serving the people living with HIV/AIDS and require a long term vision in accomplishing a high standard quality of care as well as a focus on outcome measures.

Dr. Barakat is a leader in Quality Improvement in HIV care and serves as member in several local and national committees dedicated to improving HIV Quality. Her work has been recognized nationally by the presentation of the “Senior Leadership Award” for her role in building an HIV Quality infrastructure for patient care.

She is passionate about teaching residents and students, mentoring them for presentations in national meetings and completing clinical research projects. Dr. Barakat has been honored to receive “Teacher of the year award” on four occasions during the last decade. She also serves as the Program Director for the HIV Training Track in the Yale Internal Medicine Primary Care Residency Program that she established and implemented since 2011.

Dr. Barakat is also an investigator in the Yale AIDS clinical trials and has ongoing research projects on HIV and aging.

Dr. Barakat has taken every opportunity to expand her knowledge and expertise in the fields of Medicine and Infectious Diseases. She enjoys the investigative process the results in the diagnosis in challenging infectious disease cases; whether diagnosing a “Fatal Inhalation Anthrax in a 94-year-old Connecticut Woman” published in JAMA, or the patient who almost lost his vision due to Cat Scratch Disease as reported in “Diagnosis: Vision Quest” in the New York Times magazine.

Dr. Barakat is dedicated to her role as clinician educator at Yale where caring for patients and mentoring students and residents are paramount.

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Dana Wasson Dunne

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Traditional Residency Program

Research Interests: Bedside rounding; STD-HIV interactions;

Clinical Interests: Sexually transmitted diseases; bacterial vaginosis; interactions between STDs and HIV; travel medicine

Michael L Green

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Research Interests: Graduate medical education; Curriculum development and evaluation; Evidence-based practice; Life-long learning; Evaluation of clinical competence

Clinical Interests: Primary care; hyperlipidemia; HIV-related lipodystrophy

Onyema Eberechukwu Ogbuagu

Assistant Professor of Medicine (AIDS)

Research Interests: Tuberculosis; HIV; Pharmakokinetic studies

Clinical Interests: Aids care; HIV; infectious disease; tuberculosis.

Jeanette Marie Tetrault

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Research Interests: Substance abuse; HIV; Hepatitis C

Clinical Interests: Substance abuse, HIV, Hepatitis C

Merceditas Santos Villanueva

Associate Professor of Medicine (AIDS)

Clinical Interests: infectious disease; HIV care

Michael Virata

Assistant Clinical Professor
Clinician

     

Altice, Frederick Lewis

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)
Director, Clinical and Community Research
Director, HIV in Prisons Program
Director, Community Health Care Van
Icon Professor of Medicine, University of Malaya-Centre of Excellence for Research in AIDS (CERiA)
Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases

Research Interests: Interface between infectious diseases and substance abuse; HIV, HCV, and tuberculosis treatment in vulnerable populations (including injection drug users and prison inmates); Antiretroviral therapy; extended release naltrexone, buprenorphine and methadone treatment in management of co-morbid conditions; Healthcare integration; Adherence interventions; Behavioral interventions

Clinical Interests: Infectious diseases; HIV/AIDS; Viral hepatitis (HBV, HCV) and Tuberculosis; Addiction Medicine (Opioid substitution therapy, Pharmacotherapy for alcohol dependence; Methamphetamine Abuse); Motivational Interviewing; Health Services Research; Implementation Science, Global Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology

Angoff, Nancy Rockmore

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Research Interests: Power and control in health care relationships

Clinical Interests: HIV; AIDS

Aoun-Barakat, Lydia

Assistant Professor of Medicine (AIDS)
Medical Director Nathan Smith Clinic
Program Director, HIV Primary Care Training Track

Research Interests: HIV care, HIV/AIDS quality management; Aging population.

Clinical Interests: HIV/AIDS; HIV Training and Education; Quality Management; General Infectious Diseases

Bruce, Robert Douglas

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Research Interests: Substance abuse/dependence; Infectious diseases; HIV; Hepatitis C

Clinical Interests: Substance Abuse/Dependence and Infectious Diseases; HIV; Hepatitis C; Evidence Based Treatments for Addiction and HIV

Dunne, Dana Wasson

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Traditional Residency Program

Research Interests: Bedside rounding; STD-HIV interactions;

Clinical Interests: Sexually transmitted diseases; bacterial vaginosis; interactions between STDs and HIV; travel medicine

Edelman, Eva Jennifer

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Research Interests: Primary and secondary HIV prevention

Clinical Interests: general medicine, HIV medicine, substance abuse

Emu, Brinda

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Research Interests: HIV and aging; Immune dysfunction in setting of HIV infection

Clinical Interests: HIV/AIDS; general infectious diseases

Fiellin, Lynn E.

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Clinical Interests: HIV prevention and care; Substance abuse; Primary care; General internal medicine;

Fikrig, Margaret Karis

Assistant Professor of Medicine (AIDS)

Francis, John Solomon

Assistant Professor of Medicine (AIDS) and Clinical Instructor in Nursing
Academic Advisor, Office of Student Affairs
Hospital Epidemiologist, VA CT Healthcare System

Clinical Interests: HIV/AIDS; Infectious Diseases; Infection Control

Friedland, Gerald

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Research Interests: HIV care; Injection drug use and HIV; Anti-retroviral agents; Tuberculosis, HIV and TB drug resistant TB; Prevention and treatment in vulnerable populations

Clinical Interests: Infectious diseases; HIV care

Kozal, Michael J

Professor of Medicine (AIDS)
Chief Section of Infectious Diseases VA CT Healthcare System
Director Yale HIV Clinical Trials
Acting Chief, Medical Service VACHS & Vice Chair, VA Medical Service for the Yale Dept. of Internal Medicine

Research Interests: Genetic determinants of HIV and Hepatitis C drug resistance; New technologies to detect low abundance drug resistant viral variants

Clinical Interests: Infectious diseases; AIDS care; HIV care

Ogbuagu, Onyema Eberechukwu

Assistant Professor of Medicine (AIDS)

Research Interests: Tuberculosis; HIV; Pharmakokinetic studies

Clinical Interests: Aids care; HIV; infectious disease; tuberculosis.

Shenoi, Sheela

Assistant Professor of Medicine (AIDS)
Assistant Professor

Research Interests: HIV/AIDS; Tuberculosis; Screening; Improving Clinical Outcomes

Clinical Interests: Aids.

Villanueva, Merceditas Santos

Associate Professor of Medicine (AIDS)

Clinical Interests: infectious disease; HIV care

     
       

Plinck, Monique

Sr. Administrative Assistant

           

    DeFilippo, Pamela

    Administrative Assistant