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Lydia Aoun-Barakat, MD

Associate Professor Term

Medical Director Nathan Smith Clinic

Program Director, HIV Primary Care Training Track

Clinical Interests

Adult; Substance-Related Disorders

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...

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Dana Wasson Dunne, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Traditional Residency Program

Research Interests

Chlamydia Infections; Global Health; Gonorrhea; Infectious Disease Medicine; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Bacterial; Syphilis; Vaginosis, Bacterial

Dr. Dunne has spent the majority of her career focusing on the care of patients with sexually transmitted diseases and on the education of clinicians who also care for these patients. In addition to STD clinic, she sees patients in the International Travel Clinic at Yale University Health Services and provides care at HIV-infected patients at the Nathan Smith Clinic.

Dr Dunne also enjoys medical education and spends a good portion of her time teaching medical students and residents.

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Michael L Green, MD

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Research Interests

Clinical Competence; Curriculum; Education, Graduate; Evidence-Based Practice; Internal Medicine; Learning

Dr. Green received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Master of Science in Health Policy and Management from Harvard School of Public Health. His post graduate training included an internship, residency, and fellowship in general medicine at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and the Harvard Medical School.

Dr Green serves on the SGIM evidence-based medicine task force, the SGIM reforming internal medicine residency training task force, and the...

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Onyema Eberechukwu Ogbuagu, FACP, MBBCh

Assistant Professor of Medicine (AIDS)

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Jeanette Marie Tetrault, MD, FACP

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Dr. Tetrault’s scholarly work focuses on care of patients with addicition and the medical co-morbidities associated with substance use, mainly HIV and Hepatitis C. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Tetrault is a physician providing primary care and buprenorphine/naloxone treatment at the Central Medical Unit of the APT Foundation, a multi-specialty addiction treatment facility, and is an attending physician at Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH). She is the...

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Merceditas Santos Villanueva, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (AIDS)

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Global Health; Infectious Disease Medicine

Dr. Villanueva is Director of the HIV/AIDS Program and Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine. She obtained her undergraduate degree at Harvard University and MD at Washington University. She completed Internal Medicine Residency training at Duke University and subspecialty fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at Yale.

After fellowship, she left academia to work at Waterbury Hospital, a community hospital, where she was Chief of Infectious Diseases. During...

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Michael D Virata, MD

Clinician in Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Assistant Clinical Professor

Clinician

Clinical Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Clinical Laboratory Techniques; Communicable Diseases; Hematology; HIV; Men's Health; Travel Medicine

I obtained my medical degree from the University of the Philippines. I completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore affiliated with the John Hopkins University Medical School in Baltimore, MD before coming to New Haven where I trained as a post-doctoral fellow in infectious disease, epidemiology and medical microbiology.

After training I began my professional career in New Haven, CT at the Cornall Scott-Hill Health Center as a medical director (1998-2001). Later...

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Frederick Lewis Altice, MD

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)

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections; Behavioral Medicine; Chemicals and Drugs; Cognitive Therapy; Community Medicine; Community-Based Participatory Research; Epidemiology; Global Health; Health Care; Health Status Disparities; Healthcare Disparities; Hepatitis, Viral, Human; HIV Infections; Infectious Disease Medicine; Social Medicine

Clinical Interests

Adult; Alcohol Drinking; Communicable Diseases; HIV; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Substance-Related Disorders

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Nancy Rockmore Angoff, MD, MPH, MEd

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Research Interests

Humanities

Clinical Interests

HIV

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Lydia Aoun-Barakat, MD

Associate Professor Term

Medical Director Nathan Smith Clinic

Program Director, HIV Primary Care Training Track

Clinical Interests

Adult; Substance-Related Disorders

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Dana Wasson Dunne, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Traditional Residency Program

Research Interests

Chlamydia Infections; Global Health; Gonorrhea; Infectious Disease Medicine; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Bacterial; Syphilis; Vaginosis, Bacterial

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Eva Jennifer Edelman, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

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Brinda Emu, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Research Interests

Aging, Premature; Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active; HIV; Immune System; Infectious Disease Medicine; T-Lymphocytes

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Margaret Karis Fikrig, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (AIDS)

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Gerald Friedland, MD

Senior Research Scientist

Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Africa, Southern; Anti-Retroviral Agents; Epidemiology; Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis; Geographicals; Global Health; HIV; Infectious Disease Medicine; Public Health; Tuberculosis

Clinical Interests

HIV; Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Michael J Kozal, MD

Professor of Medicine (AIDS)

Director Yale HIV Clinical Trials

Chief, Medical Service, VACT Healthcare System

Vice Chair for Veteran Affairs, Yale Dept. of Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Drug Resistance; Hepatitis C; HIV; Infectious Disease Medicine; Veterans

Clinical Interests

HIV; Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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