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Research Expertise & Professional Interests 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.

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Concept Hepatitis C
Concept Hepatitis C Antibodies
Concept Hepatitis C, Chronic
Academic Article Predictors of treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection - role of patient versus nonpatient factors.
Academic Article Viral RNA testing in hepatitis C antibody-positive veterans.
Academic Article Living with hepatitis C: qualitative interviews with hepatitis C-infected veterans.
Academic Article Program characteristics associated with testing for HIV and hepatitis C in veterans substance use disorder clinics.
Academic Article Hepatitis C testing practices and prevalence in a high-risk urban ambulatory care setting.
Academic Article Development of the hepatitis C self-management program.
Academic Article The hepatitis C self-management programme: a randomized controlled trial.
Academic Article Primary care-based interventions are associated with increases in hepatitis C virus testing for patients at risk.
Academic Article National patterns and predictors of liver biopsy use for management of hepatitis C.
Academic Article Effectiveness of a risk screener in identifying hepatitis C virus in a primary care setting.
Academic Article Development and evaluation of an internet and personal health record training program for low-income patients with HIV or hepatitis C.
Academic Article The hepatitis C self-management program: sustainability of primary outcomes at 1 year.
Academic Article Cost effectiveness of direct-acting antiviral therapy for treatment-naive patients with chronic HCV genotype 1 infection in the veterans health administration.
Academic Article Physician nonadherence with a hepatitis C screening program.
Academic Article Building strong research partnerships between public health and researchers: a VA case study.
Academic Article Resolute efforts to cure hepatitis C: Understanding patients'' reasons for completing antiviral treatment.
Academic Article Integrated Care Increases Treatment and Improves Outcomes of Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Psychiatric Illness or Substance Abuse.
Academic Article Hepatitis C Is Poorly Associated With Drug Use in Cambodian Americans in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Academic Article Collaborative Care for Depression in Chronic Hepatitis C Clinics.
Academic Article "Where''s My Choice?" An Examination of Veteran and Provider Experiences With Hepatitis C Treatment Through the Veteran Affairs Choice Program.
Academic Article A Randomized Trial of Off-Site Collaborative Care for Depression in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus.
Academic Article Improving VHA''s Approach to Community Care: Lessons Learned From an Imperfect Hepatitis C Choice Program.
Academic Article Hepatitis C Virus Infection Care Pathway-A Report From the American Gastroenterological Association Institute HCV Care Pathway Work Group.
Academic Article A Novel Measure to Assess Variation in Hepatitis C Prevalence Among Homeless and Unstably Housed Veterans, 2011-2016.
Academic Article Experiences with interferon-free hepatitis C therapies: addressing barriers to adherence and optimizing treatment outcomes.
Academic Article Primary care provider perceptions and experiences of implementing hepatitis C virus birth cohort testing: a qualitative formative evaluation.
Academic Article Sutton''s Law, Substance Use Disorder, and Treatment of Hepatitis C in the Era of Direct-acting Antivirals.
Academic Article Using Lean-Facilitation to Improve Quality of Hepatitis C Testing in Primary Care.

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