Lawrence D'Angelo, MD, MPH, Emeritus Chief of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children's National Health System

Dr. Lawrence D'Angelo
November 28, 2017

Dr. Lawrence D'Angelo is a member of the DC CFAR Executive Committee as a Senior Scientist in the Clinical and Population Sciences Core and as an Institutional Representative of Children's National Medical Center. Dr. D'Angelo was one of the first physicians in the area to have seen and cared for HIV infected patients in the District. He has spent the past 35 years working both to treat youth and adults with HIV/AIDS and along the way has developed a local, regional, national and international reputation as a caregiver and researcher.

Dr. D'Angelo received his undergraduate and Master's in Public Health degrees from Harvard University and his Doctorate from Duke University. Georgetown University Hospital was the site for both his residency and internship. He was the first chair of the AIDS Clinical Trial Group's resource committee on adolescents and chaired the first national protocol focused on HIV-infected adolescents. He has been an NIH-funded investigator for 30 years and helped found the Adolescent Trials Network (ATN).

As part of his work in DC, he has founded and directed the Youth Pride Clinic for LGBTQ health, the Burgess Clinic for HIV-infected adolescents at Children's National, and the community-based organization Metro TeenAIDS. Presently, Dr. D'Angelo is the emeritus Executive Director for The Diana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health and emeritus Chief of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children's National Health System. He also is a Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, Epidemiology, and Prevention and Community Health at George Washington University.