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Ann M. Labriola, MD

HIV Research Director, Section of Infectious Diseases, Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, The George Washington University
Phone: 202-745-8301
[email protected]

Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • HIV Research Director and Site Co-investigator for HIV Research Studies in the Infectious Diseases Section at the Washington DC VAMC: responsible for the management of HIV research staff and oversight and implementation of clinical HIV research conducted at the VAMC.
  • Oversight of the Washington Site Coordinating Center for an NIH-funded consortium, International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trials (INSIGHT). Studies in progress include:
    • START (Strategic Timing of Antiretroviral Treatment ), a multicenter randomized international NIH-funded trial to study the strategic timing of antiretroviral treatment
    • FLU002, an international observational study to characterize adults with influenza A-pandemic H1N1 (H1N1v)
    • FLU003, an international observational study to characterize adults who are hospitalized with complications of influenza A - pandemic H1N1 (H1N1v).
  • Site Co-Investigator for the DC Cohort, Development of a City-Wide Cohort of HIV-Infected Persons in Care in the District of Columbia.
  • Site Co-Investigator for the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), conducting protocol HPTN 065 to evaluate the feasibility of expanding HIV testing and providing financial incentives to HIV-infected patients for treatment that results in viral load suppression.
  • Site Co-Investigator for the NIH study, Pioglitazone for Hepatic Steatosis in HIV/HCV Co-Infection.
  • Site Co-investigator for the East Coast AIDS and Cancer Specimen Bank (ACSB) protocol.

Current HIV/AIDS Educational Activities:

  • Schedule speakers for ID grand rounds, medical house staff lectures, and Infectious Diseases staff conferences at the VAMC.
  • Teaching attending for ID fellows at the VAMC ID Clinic.
  • Attending physician on ID Consult Service at the VAMC.
  • Lecturer on ID topics for medical house staff and ID fellows.
  • Participation in ID case conferences.

Current HIV/AIDS Clinical Activities:

  • Director, ID Silver Clinic Smoking Cessation Program at the VAMC.
  • Attending physician in the ID clinic at the VAMC for over 20 years; the clinic provides ongoing primary care to approximately 1,000 HIV infected veterans.

Current HIV/AIDS Service Activities:

  • Co-chair of an HIV and Smoking Task Force for the Public Health Strategic Health Care Group (PHSHCG) for the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) to set HIV and smoking policies for the VA system and to develop an HIV smoking cessation handbook for providers of HIV care at the VA HIV+ clinics across the country.
  • Give lectures on "HIV and Smoking" locally and nationally to community groups, HIV+ veteran smokers and to providers who treat them.
  • Member of the Health Promotion Disease Prevention Committee at the VAMC.