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. Yakovchenko V, Bolton RE, Drainoni ML, Gifford AL. Primary care provider perceptions and experiences of implementing hepatitis C virus birth cohort testing: a qualitative formative evaluation. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Apr 23; 19(1):236.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31014322.
     
  2. Samet JH, Blokhina E, Cheng DM, Walley AY, Lioznov D, Gnatienko N, Quinn EK, Bridden C, Chaisson CE, Toussova O, Gifford AL, Raj A, Krupitsky E. A strengths-based case management intervention to link HIV-positive PWID in Russia to HIV care - results from a randomized controlled trial. AIDS. 2019 Apr 05.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30964750.
     
  3. DeSilva M, Vu CN, Bonawitz R, Hai LT, Van Lam N, Yen LT, Gifford AL, Haberer J, Linh DT, Sabin L. The Supporting Adolescent Adherence in Vietnam (SAAV) study: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial assessing an mHealth approach to improving adherence for adolescents living with HIV in Vietnam. Trials. 2019 Feb 28; 20(1):150.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30819228.
     
  4. Skolnik AA, Noska A, Yakovchenko V, Tsai J, Jones N, Gifford AL, McInnes DK. Experiences with interferon-free hepatitis C therapies: addressing barriers to adherence and optimizing treatment outcomes. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Feb 01; 19(1):91.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30709352.
     
  5. Byrne T, Troszak L, Midboe AM, Fincke BG, Shwartz M, Gifford AL, McInnes DK. A Novel Measure to Assess Variation in Hepatitis C Prevalence Among Homeless and Unstably Housed Veterans, 2011-2016. Public Health Rep. 2019 Mar/Apr; 134(2):126-131.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30699304.
     
  6. Fix GM, Hyde JK, Bolton RE, Parker VA, Dvorin K, Wu J, Skolnik AA, McInnes DK, Midboe AM, Asch SM, Gifford AL, Bokhour BG. The moral discourse of HIV providers within their organizational context: An ethnographic case study. Patient Educ Couns. 2018 12; 101(12):2226-2232.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30131263; DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.08.018;.
     
  7. 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 Oct; 30(10):1207-1214.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29557189.
     
  8. 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.
     
  9. 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 03; 32(3):84-91.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29620926.
     
  10. 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 03; 56(3):274-276.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29309394.
     
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Bar chart showing 123 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2007 and 2016

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