Kathleen Ferrer, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Disease, Children's National Medical Center


Office Phone: (202) 476-2377
111 Michigan Avenue NW Washington DC 20010

Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • Effect of HIV knowledge and HIV disclosure process on virologic suppression and sexual behavior among perinatally HIV-infected adolescents
  • HIV proteinuria among perinatally HIV-infected infants, children and adolescents

Current HIV/AIDS Educational Activities:

  • Course Director for Introduction to Global Child Health Course at CNMC / Lecturer for Pediatric HIV Module
  • Faculty mentor for pediatric residents and medical students doing pediatric HIV electives in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Site faculty mentor for GWU MPH practicum students
  • Frequent guest lecturer for local and regional grand rounds,  professorial rounds, ID fellow series on pediatric HIV care and treatment and perinatal transmission of HIV

Current HIV/AIDS Clinical Activities:

  • Primary clinician for Special Immunology Clinic responsible for inpatient and outpatient care and management of HIV-infected and HIV-exposed infants, children and adolescents at CNMC
  • Perform consults for local ob/gyn and neonatologists for high-risk HIV exposed infants

Current HIV/AIDS Service Activities:

  • Grant funding pending for comprehensive services for families affected by" HIV, using home visits to focus on increasing parenting capacity and strengthening linkages to community resources
  • Establishment of Sexually Transmitted Infection follow-up clinic in local community ER