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Sohail Rana, MD

Title:
Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, College of Medicine, Howard University
Phone: 202-865-6498
Email:
srana@howard.edu

Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • Principal Investigator, Pediatric and Perinatal AIDS Clinical Trials Unit, NICHD/Westat Network, funded since 1992 to present
  • Principal Investigator: A Phase II Open Trial to evaluate the safety, tolerability and anti-viral activity of TMC 125 in antiretroviral experienced HIV 1 infection, July 1 2008 to June 30 2009
  • Principal Investigator: Pediatric Impact Study: An innovative intervention to improve adherence in children with HIV infection. 1999-2006. Center for Disease Control. Epidemiologic Research Project Study - Surveillance of Pediatric AIDS (Area II) # U64/CCU319449-02. 5% time.-data being analyzed at present
  • Principal Investigator: Does Sickle Cell Trait Protect Against HIV---A Proof of Concept Study, Funded by Howard University GCRC, 2009 to 2012
  • Principal Investigator: Evaluation of Stigma and Disclosure in HIV Infected Population, Funded by intramural funds

Current HIV/AIDS Educational Activities:

  • Preceptor, Mid Atlantic AIDS Education Training Center
  • Program Director, International Conference on Stigma---The Attitude that Spreads HIV, World AIDS Day, December 1, 2010, Howard University
  • Webinars and Conference for Howard University Caribbean Partnership
  • Pediatric Grand Rounds on Pediatric HIV Infection once a year
  • Informal teaching to medical students

Current HIV/AIDS Clinical Activities:

  • Director, Pediatric HIV Services---providing comprehensive care to approximately 65 children and adolescents with HIV infection and 15-20 new infants born to HIV infected mothers every year

Current HIV/AIDS Service Activities:

  • Ongoing collaboration with area churches and CBOs to develop interventions to decrease or eliminate stigma associated with HIV.