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Medical Practice Evaluation Center
Recent news from the Medical Practice Evaluation Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Drs. Kimberly Blumenthal and Emily Hyle received the prestigious Claflin Distinguished Scholars Award in 2018.
The 2017 Progress Report for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States featured CEPAC research.
At the 2018 IAS Conference, Dr. Hyle presented on the intersecting syndemics of communicable and non-communicable diseases.
Dr. Anne Neilan's recent research highlights the specific vulnerabilities and challenges faced by young people living with HIV.
NEJM Journal Watch reviewed Dr. Krishna Reddy's 2017 JAMA Internal Medicine paper looking at tobacco-related mortality in people living with HIV who smoke.
This paper concluded that scaling back international aid to HIV programs will have severe adverse clinical consequences; for similar economic savings, certain programmatic scale-back choices result in less harm than others.
Dr. Rochelle Walensky has been named Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Walensky is an internationally recognized leader in the clinical and economic outcomes of medical decisions and has made significant contributions in the methods of cost-effectiveness analyses to promote access to HIV care in the US and internationally. She is also a widely sought after speaker locally, nationally and internationally and has authored over 200 peer-reviewed publications.
The award from the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine is designed to recognize those whose significant but quiet contributions may otherwise escape recognition.
Dr. Walensky was one of four physician scientists who appeared on Capitol Hill to talk about their work fighting HIV and tuberculosis and to discuss the implications of proposed budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).