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




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



Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Jasuja GK, Bhasin S, Rose AJ, Reisman JI, Skolnik A, Berlowitz DR, Gifford AL. Use of testosterone in men infected with human immunodeficiency virus in the veterans healthcare system. AIDS Care. 2018 Mar 19; 1-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29557189.
     
  2. Sabin LL, Mansfield L, DeSilva MB, Vian T, Li Z, Wubin X, Gifford AL, Barnoon Y, Gill CJ. Why it Worked: Participants' Insights into an mHealth Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence Intervention in China. Open AIDS J. 2018; 12:20-37.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29576816.
     
  3. Vaughan Sarrazin MS, Ohl ME, Richardson KK, Asch SM, Gifford AL, Bokhour BG. Patient and Facility Correlates of Racial Differences in Viral Control for Black and White Veterans with HIV Infection in the Veterans Administration. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2018 Mar; 32(3):84-91.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29620926.
     
  4. Yakovchenko V, Gifford AL, Matthews KL, Greenstone CL, Tsai J, McInnes DK. Improving VHA's Approach to Community Care: Lessons Learned From an Imperfect Hepatitis C Choice Program. Med Care. 2018 Mar; 56(3):274-276.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29309394.
     
  5. Swan H, Reisman JI, McDannold SE, Glickman ME, McInnes DK, Gifford AL. The relationship between gastrointestinal symptom attribution, bothersomeness, and antiretroviral adherence among adults with HIV. AIDS Care. 2018 Aug; 30(8):997-1003.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29415554.
     
  6. Kanwal F, Pyne JM, Tavakoli-Tabasi S, Nicholson S, Dieckgraefe B, Storay E, Goetz MB, Kramer JR, Smith D, Sansgiry S, Tansel A, Gifford AL, Asch SM. A Randomized Trial of Off-Site Collaborative Care for Depression in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus. Health Serv Res. 2017 Sep 11. PMID: 28891153.
     
  7. Jasuja GK, Bhasin S, Rose AJ, Reisman JI, Hanlon JT, Miller DR, Morreale AP, Pogach LM, Cunningham FE, Park A, Wiener RS, Gifford AL, Berlowitz DR. Provider and Site-Level Determinants of Testosterone Prescribing in the Veterans Healthcare System. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Sep 01; 102(9):3226-3233.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28911150.
     
  8. Tsai J, Yakovchenko V, Jones N, Skolnik A, Noska A, Gifford AL, McInnes DK. "Where's My Choice?" An Examination of Veteran and Provider Experiences With Hepatitis C Treatment Through the Veteran Affairs Choice Program. Med Care. 2017 Jul; 55 Suppl 7 Suppl 1:S13-S19.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28263281; DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000706;.
     
  9. Kanwal F, Bacon BR, Beste LA, Brill JV, Gifford AL, Gordon SC, Horberg MA, Manthey JG, Reau N, Rustgi VK, Younossi ZM. Hepatitis C Virus Infection Care Pathway-A Report From the American Gastroenterological Association Institute HCV Care Pathway Work Group. Gastroenterology. 2017 05; 152(6):1588-1598. PMID: 28442121.
     
  10. Appenheimer AB, Bokhour B, McInnes DK, Richardson KK, Thurman AL, Beck BF, Vaughan-Sarrazin M, Asch SM, Midboe AM, Taylor T, Dvorin K, Gifford AL, Ohl ME. Should Human Immunodeficiency Virus Specialty Clinics Treat Patients With Hypertension or Refer to Primary Care? An Analysis of Treatment Outcomes. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017; 4(1):ofx005.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28480278.
     
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