Frederick Lewis Altice MD, MA

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

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of International Medical Student Education

Office of Student ResearchInfectious DiseasesSchool of Public Health: Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDSInternal Medicine: Viral Hepatitis Program; Infectious Diseases: AIDS Care Program, YCCR

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 more...


  • M.D., Emory University, 1986

Selected Publications

  • Meyer, J. P., Wickersham, J. A., Fu, J. J., Brown, S. E., Sullivan, T. P., Springer, S. A.,
  • Meyer, J. P., Qiu, J., Chen, N. E., Larkin, G. L., & Altice, F. L. (2013). Frequent emergency department use among released prisoners with human immunodeficiency virus: characterization including a novel multimorbidity index. Acad Emerg Med, 20(1), 79-88.
  • Meyer, J. P., Cepeda, J., Wu, J., Trestman, R. L., Altice, F. L., & Springer, S. A. (2014). Optimization of human immunodeficiency virus treatment during incarceration: viral suppression at the prison gate. JAMA Intern Med, 174(5), 721-729.



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