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Allen Gifford    Allen Gifford, MD

     Director, CHOIR Boston

     Investigator, CHOIR

     Professor, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health

     Attending Physician, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hospital

     Attending Physician, VA Boston Healthcare System

                                               Allen.Gifford@va.gov



EDUCATION

  • AB, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Internship and Residency, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • AIDS Care Fellow, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Health Services Research, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Program, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • HIV/Hepatitis
  • Implementation of quality improvement measures
  • Patient-centered care
  • Patient self-management

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2001-2005
  • VA Advanced Research Career Development Award, VA Health Services Research & Development, 2001-2004
  • Lawrence S. Linn Award for Research in Quality of Life with HIV/AIDS, Society of General Internal Medicine, 1993

NATIONAL AND REGIONAL LEADERSHIP ROLES

  • President, Society for General Internal Medicine, California Region, 1999-2000
  • Member, American Gastroenterological Association Expert Task Force, Hepatitis Treatment Pathway