Sandra Ann Springer MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (AIDS); Director, Infectious Disease Outpatient Clinic, Veterans Administration Healthcare Services, Newington

Departments & Organizations

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

Internal Medicine: Infectious Diseases: AIDS Care Program

Research Interests

Adherence Interventions for HIV+ prisoners with substance use disorders and mental illness, The use of Directly observed antiretroviral therapy (DAART); Buprenorphine/naloxone; Naltrexone  more...


  • B.A., Harvard University, 1990
  • M.D., University of Massachusetts, 1998

Selected Publications

  • Springer SA, Dushaj A, Marwan MM. The Impact of DSM-IV Mental Disorders on Adherence to Combination Antiretroviral Therapy among Adult Persons Living with HIV/AIDS: A Systematic Review Article. 2012. AIDS Behav. IN PRESS.
  • Chitsaz E, Meyer J, Krishnan A, Springer SA, Marcus R, Zaller N, et al. (2012). Contribution of Substance Use Disorders on HIV Treatment Outcomes and Antiretroviral Medication Adherence Among HIV-infected Persons Entering Jail AIDS Behav. 2012. In Press.
  • Krishnan A, Wickersham J, Chitsaz C, Springer SA, Jordan AO, Altice FL. (2012). Substance Abuse Outcomes for HIV-Infected Released Jail Detainees: Results from a Multisite Study. AIDS Behav. 2012. In Press.



Latest News


Edit Profile