Allen L. Gifford, MD
Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

MD, University of North Carolina




Dr. Gifford is a physician, and Professor of Health Policy and Management, in the Boston University School of Public Health and of Medicine in the School of Medicine. He is Co-Director of the HIV/Hepatitis QUERI (Quality Enhancement research Initiative) a national program funded by the Department of Veteran Affairs to support Implementation Science and Quality Improvement research for HIV and Hepatitis. He also serves as Associate Director of the Bedford/Boston VA Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR).

Dr. Gifford’s research focuses on quality of healthcare for HIV and for Hepatitis, with special emphases on implementation of quality improvement measures, patient-centered care, and patient self-management. He has been a recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar Award for his research on medication adherence support programs, and a VA Advanced Research Career Development Award for implementation research. He has been Principal Investigator of many research studies, including NIH R01, VA HSR&D Merit, QUERI, and private foundation grants. He is currently leading a 4-site randomized controlled trial of a clinic-based tablet computer intervention to improve the quality of care for HIV medication adherence.

He is an attending physician, practicing HIV and Hepatitis care at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hospital in Bedford, and the VA Boston Healthcare System.

Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Medicine
General Internal Medicine

Bedford VA - Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hosp




Health Economics and Health Services Research Planning and Support
05/01/2016 - 08/31/2021 (Multi-PI)
PI: Allen L. Gifford, MD
VA Boston Healthcare System


Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Qing Shao
09/30/2014 - 09/29/2017 (PI)
Department of Veterans Administration, Bedford


Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Sarah McDannold
08/01/2013 - 05/31/2017 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: Michael Stein, MD
Department of Veterans Administration, Bedford


Implementing Computerized Clinical Assessment of HIV Patient Adherence
09/17/2007 - 01/31/2014 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
5R01MH076911-05



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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2020 Bridging the Care Continuum QUERI 1IP1HX001992-01
2020 Bridging the Care Continuum QUERI 5IP1HX001992-02
2020 Bridging the Care Continuum QUERI 5IP1HX001992-03
2020 Bridging the Care Continuum QUERI 5IP1HX001992-04
2020 Bridging the Care Continuum QUERI 5IP1HX001992-05
2015 Implementing Hepatitis C Testing in Veterans Born 1945-1965: Formative Evaluation 1I21HX001533-01
2011 Implementing Computerized Clinical Assessment of HIV Patient Adherence 5R01MH076911-05 2
2010 Implementing Computerized Clinical Assessment of HIV Patient Adherence 5R01MH076911-04 2
2009 Implementing Computerized Clinical Assessment of HIV Patient Adherence 5R01MH076911-03 2
2008 Implementing Computerized Clinical Assessment of HIV Patient Adherence 5R01MH076911-02 2
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  1. Kim B, Petrakis BA, McInnes DK, Gifford AL, Sliwinski SK, Smelson DA. Applying after action review to examine residential treatment programs' responses to COVID-19. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2022 Apr 13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35419883
     
  2. Sabin LL, Gifford AL, Haberer JE, Harvey K, Sarkisova N, Martin K, West RL, Stephens J, Killian C, Halim N, Berkowitz N, Jennings K, Jennings L, Orrell C. Patients' and Providers' Views on Optimal Evidence-Based and Scalable Interventions for Individuals at High Risk of HIV Treatment Failure: Sequential Explorations Among Key Stakeholders in Cape Town, South Africa. AIDS Behav. 2022 Feb 21.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35190943
     
  3. Harvey L, Boudreau J, Sliwinski SK, Strymish J, Gifford AL, Hyde J, Linsenmeyer K, Branch-Elliman W. Six Moments of Infection Prevention in Injection Drug Use: An Educational Toolkit for Clinicians. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Feb; 9(2):ofab631.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35097153; PMCID: PMC8794071; DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofab631;
     
  4. Jasuja GK, Meterko M, Bradshaw LD, Carbonaro R, Clayman ML, LoBrutto L, Miano D, Maguire EM, Midboe AM, Asch SM, Gifford AL, McInnes DK, Elwy AR. Attitudes and Intentions of US Veterans Regarding COVID-19 Vaccination. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 11 01; 4(11):e2132548.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34730819; PMCID: PMC8567110; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.32548;
     
  5. Elwy AR, Clayman ML, LoBrutto L, Miano D, Ann Petrakis B, Javier S, Erhardt T, Midboe AM, Carbonaro R, Jasuja GK, Maguire EM, Kyrish A, Asch SM, Gifford AL, McInnes DK. Vaccine hesitancy as an opportunity for engagement: A rapid qualitative study of patients and employees in the U.S. Veterans Affairs healthcare system. Vaccine X. 2021 Dec; 9:100116.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34580652; PMCID: PMC8457639; DOI: 10.1016/j.jvacx.2021.100116;
     
  6. Elwy AR, Maguire EM, Gallagher TH, Asch SM, Durfee JM, Martinello RA, Bokhour BG, Gifford AL, Taylor TJ, Wagner TH. Risk Communication After Health Care Exposures: An Experimental Vignette Survey With Patients. MDM Policy Pract. 2021 Jul-Dec; 6(2):23814683211045659.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34553068; PMCID: PMC8451260; DOI: 10.1177/23814683211045659;
     
  7. Bokhour BG, Bolton RE, Asch SM, Dvorin K, Fix GM, Gifford AL, Hyde JK, McInnes DK, Parker VA, Richardson K, Skolnik AA, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Wu J, Ohl ME. How Should We Organize Care for Patients With Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Comorbidities? A Multisite Qualitative Study of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Care in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Med Care. 2021 08 01; 59(8):727-735.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33900271
     
  8. Connolly SL, Gifford AL, Miller CJ, Bauer MS, Lehmann LS, Charness ME. Provider Perceptions of Virtual Care During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: A Multispecialty Survey Study. Med Care. 2021 07 01; 59(7):646-652.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34009880; PMCID: PMC8191369; DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001562;
     
  9. McInnes DK, Troszak LK, Fincke BG, Shwartz M, Midboe AM, Gifford AL, Dunlap S, Byrne T. Is the Availability of Direct-Acting Antivirals Associated with Increased Access to Hepatitis C Treatment for Homeless and Unstably Housed Veterans? J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Apr; 37(5):1038-1044.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34173193; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-021-06933-z;
     
  10. Vashi AA, Orvek EA, Tuepker A, Jackson GL, Amrhein A, Cole B, Asch SM, Gifford AL, Lindquist J, Marshall NJ, Newell S, Smigelsky MA, White BS, White LK, Cutrona SL. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Innovators Network: Evaluation design, methods and lessons learned through an embedded research approach. Healthc (Amst). 2021 Jun; 8 Suppl 1:100477. PMID: 34175094; PMCID: PMC8244154; DOI: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2020.100477;
     
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